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Help with today's word of the day "フットボールのたまをとる"

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Help with today's word of the day "フットボールのたまをとる"

Postby ricks.travis+nihongo_519678 » January 18th, 2018 2:23 pm

Please help with the middle word たま。
I know the first word is football and the verb is 'to catch', but what does "たま" mean?

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Re: Help with today's word of the day "フットボールのたまをとる"

Postby poyo1107 » January 19th, 2018 1:50 pm

it's the Japanese word for "ball". So it's "to take the "football-ball"".

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Re: Help with today's word of the day "フットボールのたまをとる"

Postby community.japanese » February 20th, 2018 9:37 pm

Hi all,

Thank you for the comments!
フットボールの玉を取る means "catch a football." The word とる has a several different meaning. This dictionary link is very useful.

http://jisho.org/

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