神戸

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See also: 神戶 and 神户

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 3
へ > べ
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

kamupe → kampe → kaube → koːbe. Compound of kamu (god) and he (house). Originally referred to a house belonging to the Ikuta Shrine.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

神戸 (hiragana こうべ, romaji Kōbe, historical hiragana かうべ)

  1. Kobe, a city in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3