ブルマー

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Japanese[edit]

Japanese schoolgirls wearing bloomers for physical education, modern and early styles
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English bloomer.[1]

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Noun[edit]

ブルマー ‎(romaji burumā)

  1. shorts with elasticized cuffs (especially those worn by schoolgirls as gym shorts)
    • 1998 December 20, Rumiko Takahashi, “きゅうきょくけんこうほう [The Ultimate Health Regimen]”, in らんま½ [Ranma ½], volume 25 (fiction, in Japanese), 18th edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-123095-4, page 135:
       (らん) ()、はやる気持 (きも)ちはよくわかる、わかるんだが…おまえブルマーはいたままだぞ。
      Ranma, hayaru kimochi wa yoku wakaru, wakarun da ga… Omae burumā haita mama da zo.
      Ranma, we understand how you feel right now, we really do… But you're still wearing those bloomers.
  2. bloomers

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9