興亜

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 5

Grade: S
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

興亜 (hiragana こうあ, romaji kōa)

  1. (historical) Asia development, that is the strengthening of an alliance of countries in Asia. Usually used in the period before World War II.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "興亜とは?" (in Japanese), 大辞林. Sanseido. URL accessed on 17 February 2011.