origami

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See also: Origami and origâmi

English[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌɒɹɪˈɡɑːmɪ/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɔɹəˈɡɑmi/, [ˌɔɹɪ̈ˈɡɑmi]
  • Rhymes: -ɑːmi

Noun[edit]

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 two-dimensional surfaces into three-dimensional structures, using folds and creases akin to those in the art of origami.

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Verb[edit]

origami (third-person singular simple present origamis, present participle origamiing, simple past and past participle origamied)

  1. (transitive) To construct by means of decorative paper folding.
    He snatched my serviette and swiftly origamied a swan.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 折り紙 (おりがみ, origami).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoriɡɑmi/, [ˈo̞riˌɡɑmi]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmi
  • Syllabification: o‧ri‧ga‧mi

Noun[edit]

origami

  1. origami

Declension[edit]

Inflection of origami (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative origami origamit
genitive origamin origamien
partitive origamia origameja
illative origamiin origameihin
singular plural
nominative origami origamit
accusative nom. origami origamit
gen. origamin
genitive origamin origamien
partitive origamia origameja
inessive origamissa origameissa
elative origamista origameista
illative origamiin origameihin
adessive origamilla origameilla
ablative origamilta origameilta
allative origamille origameille
essive origamina origameina
translative origamiksi origameiksi
instructive origamein
abessive origamitta origameitta
comitative origameineen
Possessive forms of origami (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person origamini origamimme
2nd person origamisi origaminne
3rd person origaminsa

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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IPA(key): /ˈɔːrɪkamɪ/

Noun[edit]

origami n (no plural)

  1. origami (the Japanese art of paper folding)

Indonesian[edit]

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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)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /o.ri.ɡa.mi/
  • Hyphenation: o‧ri‧ga‧mi

Noun[edit]

origami (first-person possessive origamiku, second-person possessive origamimu, third-person possessive origaminya)

  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).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /o.riˈɡa.mi/, (rare, less-preferred) /oˈri.ɡa.mi/
  • 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]

Romanization[edit]

origami

  1. Rōmaji transcription of おりがみ

Polish[edit]

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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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Noun[edit]

origami n (indeclinable)

  1. origami

Further reading[edit]

  • origami in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

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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).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oɾiˈɡami/, [o.ɾiˈɣ̞a.mi]

Noun[edit]

origami m (plural origamis)

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

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Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English origami, from Japanese 折り紙.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

origami m (uncountable)

  1. origami

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
origami unchanged unchanged horigami
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “origami”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies