参議院

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
さん
Grade: 4

Grade: 4
いん
Grade: 3
on'yomi
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Proper noun[edit]

参議院 ‎(hiragana さんぎいん, romaji Sangiin)

  1. the House of Councilors of Japan

Usage notes[edit]

This word specifically refers to the upper house of Japan. For other nations, 上院 is used.

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