マウス

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マウス (mausu): a Mus musculus or common mouse.
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マウス (mausu): a computer mouse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from German Maus[3][4][5], English mouse.[1][2][3]

Noun[edit]

マウス (rōmaji mausu)

  1. (zoology, computing) a mouse
Usage notes[edit]

For the animal sense, the term  (ねずみ) (nezumi) tends to be used more often.

Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English mouth.[1][4]

Noun[edit]

マウス (rōmaji mausu)

  1. mouth
Usage notes[edit]

Commonly known due to English language learning in the public school system, but only very rarely used. In common conversation, the term  (くち) (kuchi) is used instead.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. 3.0 3.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  4. 4.0 4.1 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  5. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0