中京

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Chinese[edit]

 
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
capital; Beijing (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(中京)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

中京

  1. (historical) middle capital (referring to a variety of cities in Chinese history)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1
きょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

The capital city between 東京 (Tōkyō, east capital) and 京都 (Kyōto) in the west.

Proper noun[edit]

中京 (hiragana ちゅうきょう, rōmaji Chūkyō)

  1. A region of Honshu, Japan
  2. Nagoya (alternative for 名古屋)