合衆国

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See also: 合众国

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology[edit]

From  (がっ) (しゅう) (gasshū, assembly of people) and  (こく) (koku), originally meaning republic. Because of association with the United States of America, this word now means United States.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) っしゅうこく [gàsshúꜜùkòkù] (Nakadaka – [3])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ɡa̠ɕːɯ̟ᵝːko̞kɯ̟ᵝ]

Proper noun[edit]

合衆国 (hiragana がっしゅうこく, rōmaji Gasshūkoku)

  1. United States
  2. United States of America (country)

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