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Basketball in Japanese 🇯🇵

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basketball バスケットボール
How to say “basketball” in Japanese? “バスケットボール”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “バスケットボール” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on basketball in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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バスケットボール info.

Tips to Remember the Japanese Word:
1. Break it down: バスケット (basuketto) + ボール (booru) = basketball
2. It's a direct transliteration from English to Japanese, so it sounds very similar to the English word.

– バスケットボール (basukettobooru) is borrowed from the English word "basketball".
– In Japanese, foreign-origin words are often written in Katakana.

Other Words That Mean the Same Thing:
– バスケ (basuke) – A shortened form of バスケットボール often used in casual conversation.
– バスケ部 (basuke bu) – Basketball club; used in schools or universities.

Alternate Meanings/Slang:
– In slang, バスケ (basuke) may also refer to the act of playing basketball or the basketball community.

Examples of Sentences:
1. 彼は毎週土曜日にバスケットボールをします。
– Kare wa maishÅ« doyōbi ni basukettobooru wo shimasu.
– He plays basketball every Saturday.

2. バスケットボールの試合を見に行こう!
– Basukettobooru no shiai wo mi ni ikou!
– Let's go watch a basketball game!

3. その高校はバスケがとても強い。
– Sono kōkō wa basuke ga totemo tsuyoi.
– That high school's basketball team is very strong.

4. 新しいバスケットボールシューズを買いました。
– Atarashii basukettobooru shÅ«zu wo kaimaa.
– I bought new basketball shoes.

5. 彼はプロのバスケットボール選手を目指している。
– Kare wa puro no basukettobooru senshu wo mezae iru.
– He aims to become a professional basketball player.

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