ホッチキス

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Hotchkiss, after the E. H. Hotchkiss Company of Norwalk, Connecticut, U.S., an early and prominent manufacturer of staplers.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) [hóꜜtchìkìsù] (Atamadaka – [1])
  • IPA(key): [ho̞t̚t͡ɕi̥kʲi̥sɨᵝ]

Noun[edit]

ホッチキス (rōmaji hotchikisu)

  1. a stapler (device which binds together paper)

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