あずま

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of あずま – see the following entry at .
あずま【東・吾妻・吾嬬】
[noun](archaic) east
[noun](archaic) the lands east of the (miyako, capital)
[noun](regional, historical) during the Kamakura and Muromachi periods, the Kamakura region or its titular 幕府 (bakufu, shogunate), as opposed to the imperial capital of Kyoto
[noun](regional, historical) during the Edo period, the region around Edo
[noun]Short for 東琴 (azumagoto): a six-stringed Japanese zither
[proper noun]a placename
[proper noun]a female given name
[proper noun]a surname
(This term, あずま, is a hiragana spelling of .)

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

あずま (rōmaji Azuma)

  1. : A male given name; A surname​.