野球

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Chinese[edit]

 
field; plain; open space; limit; boundary; rude; wild
ball; sphere
simp. and trad.
(野球)

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowing from Japanese  () (きゅう) (yakyū)

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Noun[edit]

野球

  1. (Taiwanese Min Nan and Hakka) baseball

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
きゅう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(ya, field) +‎ (kyū, ball).

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Noun[edit]

野球 (hiragana やきゅう, rōmaji yakyū, historical hiragana やきう)

  1. baseball (ball game)
    • 2007 July 23, Adachi, Mitsuru, “白い夏 [White Summer]”, in ショート・プログラム [Short Program], volume 3 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 978-4-09-127873-9, page 194:
      やめてくれ…… ()つためだけに () (きゅう)をやってるんじゃない…… (とも) (だち)を… (いっ) (しょう) (とも) (だち)を……
      Yametekure…… Katsu tame dake ni yakyū o yatterun ja nai…… Tomodachi o… Isshō no tomodachi o……
      Just stop…… Baseball isn’t all about winning…… It’s where you make friends… the best friends in your life……
  2. a baseball (ball used in baseball-game)

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  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

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Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

野球 (yagu) (hangeul 야구, McCune-Reischauer yagu, Yale yākwu)

  1. Hanja form? of 야구, “baseball”.