中つ国

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
なか
Grade: 1
くに
Grade: 2
kun’yomi
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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

中つ国 (hiragana なかつくに, rōmaji nakatsukuni)

  1. Short for 葦原の中つ国 (ashihara no nakatsukuni, mortal realm).

Etymology 2[edit]

Semantic loan from English Middle-earth

Proper noun[edit]

中つ国 (hiragana なかつくに, rōmaji Nakatsukuni)

  1. Middle-earth

See also[edit]