ミルク

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English milk.[1][2][3]

First cited in the 1870s.[3]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ミルク (miruku

  1. [from 1870s] (commercially sold) milk, usually cow's milk
    Synonyms: 牛乳 (gyūnyū, cow's milk), お乳 (ochichi, milk (of mammals))
    (わたし)ミルク()む。
    Watashi wa miruku o nomu.
    I drink milk.
    (わたし)ミルク()んでいた。
    Watashi wa miruku o nondeita.
    I was drinking milk.
  2. [from 1898] dairy products such as condensed milk or powdered milk

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ ミルク”, in デジタル大辞泉 (Dejitaru Daijisen)[1] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, updated roughly every four months
  3. 3.0 3.1 ミルク”, in 日本国語大辞典 (Nihon Kokugo Daijiten, Nihon Kokugo Daijiten)[2] (in Japanese), 2nd edition, Tōkyō: Shogakukan, 2000, →ISBN
  4. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN