三国人

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
さん
Grade: 1
こく > ごく
Grade: 2
じん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

An abbreviation for 第三国人 (daisangokujin). Literally "third country person", ie an individual from a third party country.

Noun[edit]

三国人 (hiragana さんごくじん, romaji sangokujin)

  1. an individual with a foreign citizenship
  2. term for foreign nationals of ex-colonial countries who reside in Japan; refers in particular to those of Taiwan and Korean descent

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