北方

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Chinese[edit]

north
 
square; quadrilateral; direction; just
simp. and trad.
(北方)

Etymology[edit]

From  ("northern") +  ("region").

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

北方

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) the northern area (of a country)

Usage notes[edit]

In China, 北方 usually refers to the area to the north of the Yellow River.

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほく > ほっ
Grade: 2
ほう > ぽう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

北方 ‎(hiragana ほっぽう, romaji hoppō, historical hiragana ほくぱう)

  1. north, northern area

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