前川

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
まえ
Grade: 2
かわ > がわ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi
Kanji in this term
まえ
Grade: 2
かわ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

(mae, before) +‎ (kawa, river)

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Proper noun[edit]

前川 (hiragana まえかわ, rōmaji Maekawa)

  1. A surname​.
  2. the name of various rivers in Japan

前川 (hiragana まえがわ, rōmaji Maegawa)

  1. a place name in Japan

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ちょん
Grade: 2
ちょん
Grade: 1
Irregular

Borrowing from Korean 전천 (Jeoncheon)

Proper noun[edit]

前川 (katakana チョンチョン, rōmaji Chonchon)

  1. a county in Chagang Province, North Korea