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See also: japán, Japan, and Japán

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EnglishEdit

 
Sign advertising a japanned toilet stand
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Japan, due to this varnishing process being an imitation of East Asian processes.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æn

NounEdit

japan (countable and uncountable, plural japans)

  1. A hard black enamel varnish containing asphalt.
  2. Lacquerware.

VerbEdit

japan (third-person singular simple present japans, present participle japanning, simple past and past participle japanned)

  1. (transitive) To varnish with japan.

TranslationsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Japan +‎ -an

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

japan c

  1. A person from Japan.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of japan 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative japan japanen japaner japanerna
Genitive japans japanens japaners japanernas

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