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ゴム

JapaneseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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From Dutch gom.[2]

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ゴム (romaji gomu)

  1. rubber (pliable material derived from the sap of the rubber tree)
  2. Abbreviation of 消しゴム (けしごむ, ​keshigomu)
  3. (slang, sexuality) a condom
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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From Persian قم (Qom, also transliterated as Ghom).

Proper nounEdit

ゴム (romaji Gomu)

  1. Qom, a city and province in west-central Iran

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  2. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan