国内

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 2

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Chinese 國內 (/kwok nwojH/, “country inside”). Compare modern Mandarin 国内 (guónèi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

国内 (hiragana こくない, romaji kokunai)

  1. the interior of a country; within a country's borders
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Etymology 2[edit]

Originally a compound of Old Japanese (kuni, country) +‎ (うち, inside). Already appears in the abbreviated form in the Man'yōshū.

/kuni uchi/ > /kunuchi/

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Noun[edit]

国内 (hiragana くぬち, romaji kunuchi)

  1. (archaic) the interior of a country; within a country's borders

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 國內

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin guónèi
Zhuyin ㄍㄨㄛˊ ㄋㄟˋ
IPA (key) /ku̯ɔ³⁵ neɪ̯⁵¹/

Adjective[edit]

国内 (simplified, Pinyin guónèi, traditional 國內)

  1. domestic; civil

Noun[edit]

国内 (simplified, Pinyin guónèi, traditional 國內)

  1. in the country; within one's country

Antonyms[edit]