秋田犬

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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
あき
Grade: 2

Grade: 1
いぬ
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Proper noun[edit]

秋田犬 (hiragana あきたいぬ, romaji Akitainu)

  1. Akita-inu (one of dog kinds living in Japan; the place of Origin is Ōdate (大館), Akita (秋田) prefecture)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is usually pronounced as あきたいぬ Akitainu in and around the birthplace Akita prefecture and as あきたけん Akitaken in the other areas in Japan.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
あき
Grade: 2

Grade: 1
けん
Grade: 1
yutōyomi

Proper noun[edit]

秋田犬 (hiragana あきたけん, romaji Akitaken)

  1. Same as above.

See also[edit]