origami

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See also: Origami and origâmi

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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).
  3. (uncountable) The materials science technology that applies the art of origami to products.
  4. (uncountable) The materials science that studies origami applications in various material.
  5. (uncountable) The mathematics field that studies folding 2-d surfaces into 3-d structures, using construct folds and creases akin to that from the art of origami.

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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

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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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