何処

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See also: 何處 and 何处

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
どこ
Grade: 2 Grade: 6
jukujikun
Alternative spelling
何處 (kyūjitai)
For pronunciation and definitions of 何処 – see the following entry.
どこ
[pronoun] indefinite interrogative pronoun:
[pronoun] points to unknown or unspecified locations: where..., which [noun]...
[pronoun] points to objects belonging to an uncertain group: which [collective noun]...
[pronoun] (added before a particle) indefinite demonstrative pronoun: anywhere, everywhere, somewhere
Alternative spellings
何処, 何所
(This term, 何処, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Usage notes[edit]

The kanji spelling is an orthographic borrowing from Chinese 何處.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
いず
Grade: 2

Grade: 6
kun’yomi irregular
Alternative spelling
何處 (kyūjitai)
For pronunciation and definitions of 何処 – see the following entry.
いずこ
[pronoun] (archaic) indefinite interrogative pronoun: where, whence, whither, which
[pronoun] (archaic, after a particle) indefinite demonstrative pronoun: anywhere, everywhere, somewhere
(This term, 何処, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
いず
Grade: 2

Grade: 6
kun’yomi irregular
Alternative spelling
何處 (kyūjitai)
For pronunciation and definitions of 何処 – see the following entry.
いずく
[pronoun] (archaic) indefinite interrogative pronoun: where, whence, whither, which
[pronoun] (archaic, after a particle) indefinite demonstrative pronoun: anywhere, everywhere, somewhere
(This term, 何処, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 4[edit]

Kanji in this term
いず > いど
Grade: 2

Grade: 6
irregular
Alternative spelling
何處 (kyūjitai)
For pronunciation and definitions of 何処 – see the following entry.
いどこ
[pronoun] (archaic, obsolete) indefinite interrogative pronoun: where, whence, whither, which
[pronoun] (archaic, obsolete, after a particle) indefinite demonstrative pronoun: anywhere, everywhere, somewhere
Alternative spellings
何処, 何所
(This term, 何処, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)