アーカンソー

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Arkansas,[1][2] from French pronunciation of Siouan akakaze, meaning "land of downriver people" in Quapaw and "people of the south wind" in Sioux.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [a̠ːkã̠nso̞ː]

Proper noun[edit]

アーカンソー (romaji Ākansō)

  1. Arkansas

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9