ボタン

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Portuguese botão and English button.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ボタン (hiragana ぼたん, rōmaji botan)

  1. a button (clothing)
  2. , : a button (mechanical device)
Usage notes[edit]

This term is written in kanji only for push-buttons and only rarely.

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Chinese.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ボタン (rōmaji botan)

  1. 牡丹: peony

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN