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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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Borrowing from English pet.[3][4][1][5]

NounEdit

ペット (rōmaji petto)

  1. a pet (an animal kept as a companion)
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Abbreviation of トランペット (toranpetto, trumpet).[1]

NounEdit

ペット (rōmaji petto)

  1. Clipping of トランペット (trumpet).

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowing from English PET, itself the initialism for polyethylene terephthalate, a common material used to make plastic.[1]

NounEdit

ペット (rōmaji petto)

  1. PET (polyethylene terephthalate)
    ペット ボトル
    petto botoru
    a PET bottle → a plastic bottle
Usage notesEdit

This sense is seldom used in isolation. Most often encountered in compounds.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 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. 3.0 3.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  4. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  5. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0