origami

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See also: Origami and origâmi

English[edit]

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paper cranes (折鶴 (おりづる) (orizuru)) folded through origami

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Borrowed from Japanese 折り紙 (おりがみ, origami), from 折り (おり, ori, to fold) + (かみ, kami, paper).

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origami (countable and uncountable, plural origamis)

  1. (uncountable) The Japanese art of paper folding.
  2. (countable) A piece of art made by folding paper.
    • 1993, Communication arts:
      The production notes are folded like the funny origamis that I made in grammar school (only I used to write boy's names inside each section).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 折り紙 (おりがみ, origami), from 折り (おり, ori, to fold) + (かみ, kami, paper).

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origami m (plural origamis)

  1. (uncountable) origami (the Japanese art of paper folding)
  2. (countable) origami (piece of art made by folding paper)

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 折り紙 (おりがみ, origami), from 折り (おり, ori, to fold) + (かみ, kami, paper).

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IPA(key): /ˈɔːrɪkamɪ/

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origami n (no plural)

  1. origami (the Japanese art of paper folding)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 折り紙 (おりがみ, origami), from 折り (おり, ori, to fold) + (かみ, kami, paper).

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  • IPA(key): /oriˈɡa.mi/, [oriˈɡäːmi], (rare) /oˈri.ɡa.mi/, [oˈriːɡämi]
  • Hyphenation: o‧ri‧gà‧mi, rare: o‧rì‧ga‧mi

Noun[edit]

origami m (invariable)

  1. (uncountable) origami (the Japanese art of paper folding)
  2. (countable) origami (piece of art made by folding paper)

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Japanese[edit]

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origami

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おりがみ

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 折り紙 (おりがみ, origami), from 折り (おり, ori, to fold) + (かみ, kami, paper).

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origami n (uncountable, indeclinable)

  1. origami (the Japanese art of paper folding)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 折り紙 (おりがみ, origami), from 折り (おり, ori, to fold) + (かみ, kami, paper).

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  • IPA(key): /oɾiˈɡami/, [oɾiˈɣami]

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origami m (plural origamis)

  1. (chiefly uncountable) origami (the Japanese art of paper folding)
    Synonym: papiroflexia

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