開港

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 3
こう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

開港 (hiragana かいこう, romaji kaikō)

  1. opening an airport or port
  2. opening a port to international trade
    • 1931, 服部之総, 尊攘戦略史:
      ところで、開港 (かいこう)数年 (すうねん)貿易 (ぼうえき)藩士 (はんし)生活難 (せいかつなん)激化 (げきか)したばかりでなく、経済 (けいざい)国民的 (こくみんてき)統一 (とういつ)必然性 (ひつぜんせい)をも激化 (げきか)した。
      tokoro de, kaikō sūnen no bōeki wa hanshi seikatsunan o gekika shita bakari de naku, keizai no kokuminteki tōitsu no hitsuzensei o mo gekika shita.
      Incidentally, it wasn't just that life became more difficult for the feudal retainers in the years after the ports were opened for foreign trade, but the need to consolidate the domestic economy became more urgent.

Verb[edit]

開港 + する (hiragana かいこうする, romaji kaikō suru)

  1. open an airport or port
  2. open a port to international trade

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