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Japanese schoolgirls wearing bloomers for physical education, modern and early styles
 ブルマー on Japanese Wikipedia

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From English bloomer (attributive of bloomers).[1][2][3][4] Compare also パジャマ (pajama, pajamas), ブリーフ (burīfu, briefs), パンティー (pantī, panties) and other words for garments that derive from the attributive (singular) forms of the English etyma, in contrast with some cases such as パンツ (pantsu, pants), トランクス (torankusu, literally trunks), etc.



ブルマー (rōmaji burumā)

  1. "bloomers" (shorts with elasticized cuffs, especially those worn by schoolgirls as gym shorts)
    • 1998 December 20 [July 15 1993], Takahashi, Rumiko, “PARTパート.9 きゅうきょくけんこうほう [PART.9 The Ultimate Health Regimen]”, in らんま½ [Ranma ½], volume 25 (fiction, in Japanese), 18th edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, →ISBN, page 135:
       (らん) ()、はやる () ()ちはよくわかる、わかるんだが…おまえブルマーはいたままだぞ。
      Ranma, hayaru kimochi wa yoku wakaru, wakarun da ga… Omae burumā haita mama da zo.
      Ranma, we understand how you feel right now, we really do… But you’re still wearing those bloomers.
  2. bloomers


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  2. 2.0 2.1 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, →ISBN
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  5. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN