風呂

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: S
on’yomi

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Noun[edit]

風呂 (hiragana ふろ, katakana フロ, rōmaji furo)

  1. a bath
    • 1993 November 25, Adachi, Mitsuru, “だい26 おんなからえるということは…⁉ [Chapter 26: It’s about Peeping at Girls Taking a Bath This Whole Time…⁉]”, in スローステップSLOW STEP [SLOW STEP], volume 4 (fiction, in Japanese), 11th edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-132523-8, page 63:
       ()たれ! (はや)くしないと () (なつ)が……フロから……?
      Atare! Hayaku shinai to Minatsu ga…… furo kara……?
      Gotta land a hit, quick! Or else Minatsu’s gonna come back…… from her bath……?
    • 2008 October 8, Hasemi, Saki; Yabuki, Kentaro, “とらぶる94 とらぶるくえすと2 [TLOVEl 94: TLOVEl Quest 2]”, in ToLOVEる —とらぶる— [ToLOVEru —TLOVEl—], volume 11 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shueisha, ISBN 978-4-08-874567-1, page 123:
      ゲームのキャラが () () (はい)るなんておかしいと (おも)う?
      Gēmu no kyara ga ofuro hairu nan te okashī to omō?
      Don’t you think it’s weird that a video game character takes a fancy bath?

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is an example of a word that can be spelled with katakana to convey an informal conversational tone.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0