ボール

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See also: ホール and ポール

Japanese[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ボール (rōmaji bōru)

  1. a ball (a sphere)

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Alternative forms[edit]
Noun[edit]

ボール (rōmaji bōru)

  1. a bowl

Etymology 3[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ボール (rōmaji bōru)

  1. Abbreviation of ボール紙 (bōru-gami): non-corrugated cardboard, pasteboard
  2. Abbreviation of 段ボール (danbōru): corrugated cardboard

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from English ball.[1][2]

Noun[edit]

ボール (rōmaji bōru)

  1. a ball (a formal dance event)

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan