ベナン

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Bénin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

ベナン (Benan

  1. Benin (a country in West Africa)
    Synonyms: (fuller official name) ベナン共和国 (Benan Kyōwakoku), ベニン (Benin)

Usage notes[edit]

This term ベナン (Benan) appears to be gradually replacing older English-derived ベニン (Benin).[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN