When learning a new language or exploring technology terms in different languages, it is always fascinating to discover how they are pronounced or written. In this blog post, we will learn how to say Ruby in Japanese, the famous programming language that has a strong connection with the Japanese culture since its creator, Yukihiro Matsumoto, is from Japan.
Ruby in Japanese: ルビー
In Japanese, Ruby is written as ルビー and pronounced as “rubii”. It uses the Katakana script, which is usually employed for foreign or technical terms. Now that you know how to say Ruby in Japanese let’s take a look at a simple “Hello, World!” program in Ruby.
“Hello, World!” in Ruby
To write a “Hello, World!” program in Ruby, you only need one line of code:
Here, puts is a method that prints the given string followed by a newline character. In this case, it prints “Hello, World!” followed by a newline. Save this code in a file called hello_world.rb and execute it using the Ruby interpreter:
You should see the following output:
Now you know how to say Ruby in Japanese: ルビー (“rubii”). This knowledge may come in handy when discussing programming topics with Japanese colleagues or simply to satisfy your curiosity about the connection between the Ruby programming language and Japanese culture.
If you are interested in learning more about Ruby or other programming languages, continue exploring our blog for more informative articles and tutorials. Happy coding!