東北地方

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Grade: 2
ほく
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
ほう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 東北 (tōhoku, northeast) +‎ 地方 (chihō, region).

Proper noun[edit]

東北地方 (hiragana とうほくちほう, romaji Tōhoku Chihō)

  1. the northeast region of Japan, specifically the northernmost six prefectures in Honshu (clockwise from the northermost): 青森県 (Aomori-ken), 岩手県 (Iwate-ken), 宮城県 (Miyagi-ken), 福島県 (Fukushima-ken), 山形県 (Yamagata-ken), 秋田県 (Akita-ken).

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