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 アイコン on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English icon.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

アイコン (rōmaji aikon)

  1. (graphical user interface) an icon, a small image indicating a user element
  2. (Christianity) an icon, a religious image of a saint
    Synonym: イコン (ikon)

Usage notesEdit

The term イコン (ikon) is more common for the religious image sense.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  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
  4. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0