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EtymologyEdit

Compound of 呼び (yobi, calling, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 呼ぶ yobu, “to call”) +‎ 出し (dashi, out, the 連用形 (ren'yōkei, continuative or stem form) of verb 出す dasu, “to let or bring out”). Literally “calling [something] out”.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

呼び出し (hiragana よびだし, rōmaji yobidashi)

  1. (computing) a call, such as of a function or method
  2. (law) a summons
  3. (sumo) a ring attendant at a sumo match who announces competitors’ names and tends the dohyo between bouts
  4. (fantasy) an invocation or summons, as of a magic spell or of a spirit

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ReferencesEdit

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