ボウル

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ボウル (bōru): a ceramic bowl.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English bowl.[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ボウル (rōmaji bōru)

  1. a bowl

Usage notes[edit]

Depending on the size and shape, this may be synonymous with native terms (hachi, pot) or (wan, bowl; dish). The borrowed term ボウル appears to be used more broadly.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0