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ボウル (bōru): a ceramic bowl.

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English bowl.[1][2][3]

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

ボウル (bōru

  1. a bowl

Usage notes edit

Depending on the size and shape, this may be synonymous with native terms (hachi, pot) or (wan, bowl; dish). The borrowed term ボウル appears to be used more broadly.

References edit

  1. ^ Shōgaku Tosho (1988) 国語大辞典(新装版) [Unabridged Dictionary of Japanese (Revised Edition)] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ Matsumura, Akira (1995) 大辞泉 [Daijisen] (in Japanese), First edition, Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN