京阪奈

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 2
はん
Grade: S

Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

From the first character of 京都 (Kyoto), the second character of 大阪 (Osaka), and the first character of 奈良 (Nara).

Note that the readings of the first two characters change (they are pronounced kei and han, not kyō and saka).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Common Accent: いはんな [kèíháǹnà] (Nakadaka)

Proper noun[edit]

京阪奈 (hiragana けいはんな, romaji Keihanna)

  1. The cities of Kyōto, Ōsaka and Nara.
  2. The area around Kyōto, Ōsaka and Nara.

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