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The fact that ドンピシャ (meaning "right on, fitting to a T") is written in katakana makes me wonder if it comes from a foreign phrase, but I can't figure out which one (out of the European languages I speak). Does anyone know?

Or, if it's an originally Japanese word, can it be spelled with kanji, and if so, how?

Thanks for your answer!

  • ドンピシャ:「どん」+「ぴしゃり」 – user27479 Jan 30 at 12:51
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    ドント・ビー・シャイ (it's a joke) – wip Jan 30 at 21:00

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