会館

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See also: 會館 and 会馆

Japanese[edit]

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on’yomi
秋葉原ラジオ会館 (Akihabara Rajio Kaikan)

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 會館. Analyzable as (kai, meeting; gathering) +‎ (kan, public building).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

会館 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 會館, hiragana かいかん, rōmaji kaikan, historical hiragana くわいくわん)

  1. building that hosts Chinese hometown associations; kongsi
  2. (by extension) meeting hall, place of assembly
     (ぶん) () (かい) (かん)
    bunka kaikan
    cultural center; culture hall

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN