北方

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 2

Noun[edit]

北方 (hiragana ほっぽう, historical hiragana ほくぱう, romaji hoppō)

  1. north, northern area

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

(northern) + (region)

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin běifāng
Zhuyin ㄅㄟˇ ㄈㄤ
IPA (key) /peɪ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ fɑŋ⁵⁵/
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Noun[edit]

北方 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin běifāng)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) the northern area (of a country)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In China, 北方 usually refers to the area to the north of the Yellow River.