参議院

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See also: 参议院

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
さん
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いん
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on’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

(san, perhaps in reference to words containing this kanji that refers to counsel or advice) +‎ 議院 (giin, parliamentary chamber)

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Proper noun[edit]

参議院 (hiragana さんぎいん, rōmaji Sangiin, historical hiragana さんぎゐん)

  1. the House of Councillors (upper house of Japan's National Diet)
     (さん) () (いん) () (いん)
    Sangiin giin
    a Councillor; a member of the House of Councillors

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