booru

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Reborrowed from Japanese ボール (bōru, board), itself from English board. Alternatively, an abbreviation of the term Danbooru (from Japanese 段ボール, danbōru, “corrugated cardboard”), the name of a particular imageboard software product. (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “not sure about this”)

Noun[edit]

booru (plural boorus)

  1. (Internet) A form of imageboard where images are categorized with tags.

References[edit]

  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

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