ボタン

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Portuguese botão and English button.

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.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Chinese.

Noun[edit]

ボタン (rōmaji botan)

  1. 牡丹: peony