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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Portuguese botão and English button.

PrononciationEdit

NounEdit

ボタン (hiragana ぼたん, rōmaji botan)

  1. a button (clothing)
  2. , : a button (mechanical device)
Usage notesEdit

This term is written in kanji only for push-buttons and only rarely.

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Chinese.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ボタン (rōmaji botan)

  1. 牡丹: peony

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN