くに

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Japanese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of くに – see the following entry.
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[noun] a land, a large place
[noun] a country in general, a region
[noun] a country as in a nation, a state
[noun] the office of emperor, the crown; affairs of state
[noun] a province of ancient Japan
[noun] the national government in ancient Japan; the national capital in ancient Japan
[noun] one's birthplace, where one is from, one's home
Alternative spelling
(This term, くに, is the hiragana spelling of the above term.)
For a list of all kanji read as くに, see Category:Japanese kanji read as くに.)