九州

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Chinese[edit]

nine
 
province; prefecture; state; county
simp. and trad.
(九州)

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Proper noun[edit]

九州

  1. (historical) the Nine Provinces of China
    荒君信惑邪偽妄假睡夢妖鬼天常自古九州之中無此 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
    荒君信惑邪伪妄假睡梦妖鬼天常自古九州之中无此 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
    From: Wei Shou, Weishu (Book of Wei), 551 – 554 CE
    Xī hòu hàn huāngjūn, xìnhuò xiéwěi, wàngjiǎ shuìmèng, shì hú yāoguǐ, yǐ luàn tiāncháng, zìgǔ jiǔzhōu zhīzhōng wúcǐ yě. [Pinyin]
    (please add an English translation of this example)
  2. Kyushu (the third largest island of Japan)

Japanese[edit]

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九州 (Kyūshū): Kyushu.
Kanji in this term
きゅう
Grade: 1
しゅう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • On’yomi
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Proper noun[edit]

九州 (hiragana きゅうしゅう, rōmaji Kyūshū, historical hiragana きうしう)

  1. Kyushu, the third largest island of Japan

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN