祖国

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
こく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

祖国 (hiragana そこく, romaji sokoku)

  1. homeland, fatherland
     (かれ)らは祖国 (そこく)への望郷 (ぼうきょう) (おも)いを (つの)らせた。
    kare-ra wa sokoku e no bōkyō no omoi o tsunoraseta.
    They had waves of nostalgia for the fatherland.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 祖國

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zǔguó
Zhuyin ㄗㄨˇ ㄍㄨㄛˊ
IPA (key) /t͡su²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ku̯ɔ³⁵/
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Noun[edit]

祖国 (simplified, Pinyin zǔguó, traditional 祖國)

  1. homeland; home country; motherland; fatherland