貯蓄銀行

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of 貯蓄 (chochiku, savings) +‎ 銀行 (ginkō, bank).

Noun[edit]

貯蓄銀行 (hiragana ちょちくぎんこう, romaji chochiku ginkō)

  1. (archaic, no longer existing in Japan) A savings bank, a thrift. Established under laws passed in 1890 during the Meiji period and in 1920 during the Taishō period. Role was later merged into that of normal banks by a law passed in 1943 during the Shōwa period.

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