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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

パスタ: various kinds of pasta.
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Borrowing from Italian pasta.[2][1][3][4]

NounEdit

パスタ ‎(romaji pasuta)

  1. pasta

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

パスタ: a kind of ointment or salve.

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From German Pasta ‎(less-common spelling), Paste ‎(salve, paste).[2][1][3][4]

NounEdit

パスタ ‎(romaji pasuta)

  1. (medicine) Abbreviation of パスタ (ざい) ‎(pasutazai): a fat- or oil-based medicinal salve, ointment, or balm
Usage notesEdit

This term is seldom used for its medicinal meaning, and more commonly refers to the food. However, the medicinal sense may have more currency in medical contexts.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  4. 4.0 4.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
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