南都

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
なん
Grade: 2

Grade: 3
on’yomi

Proper noun[edit]

南都 (hiragana なんと, rōmaji Nanto)

  1. Alternate name for Heijōkyō, the capital of Japan during Nara period. Nanto ("southern capital") is used in contrast with Hokuto ("southern capital"), an alternate name for Heiankyō.