グロテスク

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グロテスク (gurotesuku): Renaissance grotesque motifs.
 
グロテスク (gurotesuku): a grotesque (statue) at the University of Chicago.

EtymologyEdit

From French grotesque,[1][2] possibly via English.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) ロテスク [gùrótéꜜsùkù] (Nakadaka – [3])[2]
  • IPA(key): [ɡɯ̟ᵝɾo̞te̞sɨᵝkɯ̟ᵝ]

AdjectiveEdit

グロテスク (gurotesuku-na (adnominal グロテスク (gurotesuku na), adverbial グロテスク (gurotesuku ni))

  1. grotesque
    1. ugly, hideous
    2. relating to the grotesque style of art

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

グロテスク (gurotesuku

  1. someone or something grotesque
  2. the grotesque style of art: ornamental arrangements of arabesques with interlaced garlands and small and fantastic human and animal figures, usually set out in a symmetrical pattern around some form of framework
  3. a carved stone figure

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN