京阪神

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Chinese[edit]

capital; Beijing (abbrev.) a slope; hillside
 
God; unusual; mysterious; soul; spirit; divine essence; lively; spiritual being
simp. and trad.
(京阪神)
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京阪神

  1. Keihanshin

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けい
Grade: 2
はん
Grade: S
しん
Grade: 3
on’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

From the first character of 京都 (Kyoto), the second character of 大阪 (Osaka), and the first character of 神戸 (Kobe).

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京阪神 (hiragana けいはんしん, rōmaji Keihanshin)

  1. The cities of Kyōto, Ōsaka and Kōbe (in the Kansai region).
  2. The area around Kyōto, Ōsaka and Kōbe.

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