シャボン

JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese sabão[1], or Spanish jabón.[2] The initial sh- in the Japanese term suggests that Spanish might be the more likely source.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

シャボン (romaji shabon)

  1. soap
  2. a soap bubble

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  3. ^ 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

Last modified on 22 November 2013, at 03:38