国会

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 國會 (“Congress; National Assembly; Parliament; Diet”).
(This term, 国会, is the simplified form of 國會.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
こく > こっ
Grade: 2
かい
Grade: 2
kan’on
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Chinese 國會.

Proper noun[edit]

国会(こっかい) (Kokkai (kyūjitai 國會, historical kana こくくわい)

  1. the National Diet (Japan's bicameral legislature)
  2. the Cortes Generales (Spain's bicameral legislature)
  3. the Parliament (France's bicameral legislature; Sri Lanka's and Singapore's unicameral legislature)
  4. the House of Nation (Bangladesh's unicameral legislature)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Korean 국회 (Gukhoe).

Proper noun[edit]

国会(こっかい) (Kokkai (kyūjitai 國會, historical kana こくくわい)

  1. the National Assembly (South Korea's unicameral legislature)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Vietnamese quốc hội.

Proper noun[edit]

国会(こっかい) (Kokkai (kyūjitai 國會, historical kana こくくわい)

  1. the National Assembly (Vietnam's unicameral legislature)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN