背広

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 6
ひろ > びろ
Grade: 2
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, but thought to be related to English "civil clothes", Savile Row, or Cheviot. The kanji are ateji.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)
  • IPA(key): [se̞biɺ̠o̞]

Noun[edit]

背広 ‎(hiragana せびろ, katakana セビロ, romaji sebiro)

  1. a business suit

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