See also: コム




Etymology 1Edit

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Borrowing from Dutch gom.[3][1]

Alternative formsEdit


ゴム ‎(romaji gomu)

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

Etymology 2Edit

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From Persian قم ‎(Qom, also transliterated as Ghom).

Proper nounEdit

ゴム ‎(romaji Gomu)

  1. Qom, a city and province in west-central Iran


  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
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