川原

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology[edit]

From (kawa, "river," "stream," "brook") + (ra, "plain")

Noun[edit]

川原 (hiragana かわら, romaji kawara)

川原 (hiragana かわはら, romaji kawahara)

  1. dry riverbed, river beach

Alternative forms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • kawara is used more commonly than kawahara

Derived terms[edit]

  • 川原鶸 (kawarahira): Oriental greenfinch