京阪奈

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 2
はん
Grade: S

Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

From the first character of 京都 ‎(Kyoto), the second character of 大阪 ‎(Osaka), and the first character of 奈良 ‎(Nara).

Note that the readings of the first two characters change (they are pronounced kei and han, not kyō and saka).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Common Accent: いはんな [kèíháǹnà] (Nakadaka)

Proper noun[edit]

京阪奈 ‎(hiragana けいはんな, romaji Keihanna)

  1. The cities of Kyōto, Ōsaka and Nara.
  2. The area around Kyōto, Ōsaka and Nara.

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