japon

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See also: Japon, japón, and Japón

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ja‧pon

Adverb[edit]

japon

  1. eye dialect spelling of gihapon

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Clipping of japonse rok, in reference to Japan. The word was subsequently influenced by French jupon, which has influenced the Belgian pronunciation.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

japon m (plural japonnen, diminutive japonnetje n)

  1. A gown, a robe, a dress.
    Synonym: jurk
    Haar japon van lichte mousseline, ietwat doorzichtig (dat was toen mode) liet de mannen niet onverschillig.
    Her slightly see-through muslin dress (the fashion of the day) didn’t leave men indifferent.
    De makers hebben in totaal 248 handgemaakte strikken op de japon aangebracht.
    The makers sewed a total of 248 hand-made ribbons onto the dress.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: japon
  • West Frisian: japon

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

japon m (uncountable)

  1. japanware
  2. Japanese porcelain

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