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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French déformer (to distort).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) フォルメ [dèfóꜜrùmè] (Nakadaka – [2])
  • (Tokyo) フォルメ [dèfórúmé] (Heiban – [0])
  • IPA(key): [de̞ɸo̞ɾɯ̟ᵝme̞]

NounEdit

デフォルメ (rōmaji deforume)

  1. (painting, sculpture, of a figure) stylistic distortion

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VerbEdit

デフォルメする (rōmaji deforume suru)

  1. (painting, sculpture) to distort stylistically
    • 2008 July 15, Kadomaru, Tsubura; Hayashi, Hikaru, マンガの基礎デッサン デフォルメ編 [Basic Manga Sketching: Stylizing from Real Life] (in Japanese), Tokyo: Hobby Japan, →ISBN, page 52:
      ヨコ (がお) ()はリアルに ()くと () (がい) (ちい)さく、 () ()ちません。デフォルメされた (よこ) (がお) ()とパーツの () () (かん) (けい)をとらえましょう。
      Yokogao no me wa riaru ni kaku to igai to chīsaku, medachi masen. Deforume sareta yokogao no me to pātsu no ichi kankei o torae mashō.
      The eye of a profile-view face is very small when drawn realistically, and it doesn’t stand out. Let’s take a look at the position of the stylized eye and other parts in relation to the profile-view face.

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