コップ

JapaneseEdit

 
コップ: A glass containing some unidentified green beverage.

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kop and also from Portuguese copo. Cognate (via Late Latin cuppa) with カップ (kappu), from English cup.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

コップ (koppu

  1. a drinking glass, a tumbler

Usage notesEdit

コップ (koppu) refers specifically to glass containers (tumblers), as for water, while カップ (kappu) refers to cups with handles (mugs), as for coffee or Western tea.

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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