自衛隊

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

自衛隊

  1. self-defence forces

Proper noun[edit]

自衛隊

  1. Japan's Self-Defense Forces

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
えい
Grade: 5
たい
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

自衛隊 (hiragana じえいたい, romaji jieitai)

  1. the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) (consists of the Air, the Marine, and the Ground Self-Defense)

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.