創氏改名

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Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: 6

Grade: 4
かい
Grade: 4
めい
Grade: 1
on'yomi
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創氏改名 (hiragana そうしかいめい, romaji sōshi kaimei)

  1. A 1939 Japanese government policy applied to then Korean colony which forced Koreans to change their surnames to Japanese-style surnames; abolished in 1945.