中国地方

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See also: 中國地方

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 中國地方 (“the Chūgoku region of Japan”).
(This term, 中国地方, is the simplified form of 中國地方.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

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中国地方 (Chūgoku-chihō): the Chūgoku region.
Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1
こく > ごく
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
ほう
Grade: 2
on’yomi kan’on

Etymology[edit]

From 中国 (Chūgoku, collective term for the provinces in the historical 山陰道 (San'indō) and 山陽道 (San'yōdō) regions) +‎ 地方 (-chihō, area).

Proper noun[edit]

中国地方(ちゅうごくちほう) (Chūgoku-chihō (kyūjitai 中國地方, historical kana ちゆうごくちはう)

  1. the Chūgoku region (western part of Honshu comprising the prefectures of Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Tottori, and Shimane)

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