吾妻

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
つま > ずま
Grade: 5
kun’yomi

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For pronunciation and definitions of 吾妻 – see the following entry at .
あずま〔アヅマ〕【東・吾妻・吾嬬】
[noun](archaic) east
[noun](archaic) the lands east of the (miyako, capital)
[noun](regional, historical) during the Kamakura and Muromachi periods, the Kamakura region or its titular 幕府 (bakufu, shogunate), as opposed to the imperial capital of Kyoto
[noun](regional, historical) during the Edo period, the region around Edo
[noun]Short for 東琴 (azumagoto): a six-stringed Japanese zither
[proper noun]a placename
[proper noun]a female given name
[proper noun]a surname
(This term, 吾妻, is an alternative kanji spelling of .)