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JapaneseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 ゴム on Japanese Wikipedia

Borrowing from Dutch gom (gum)[1][3]

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ゴム (rōmaji gomu)

  1. rubber (pliable material derived from the sap of the rubber tree)
  2. Short for 消しゴム (keshi-gomu, rubber) (eraser)
  3. (slang) Synonym of コンドーム (kondōmu, condom); a rubber

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 ゴム (Qom, Iran) on Japanese Wikipedia

Borrowing from Persian قم (Qom)

Proper nounEdit

ゴム (rōmaji Gomu)

  1. Qom (in Iran)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 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
  3. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan