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
on’yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Chinese 國會.

Proper noun[edit]

国会 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 國會, hiragana こっかい, rōmaji Kokkai, historical hiragana 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 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 國會, hiragana こっかい, rōmaji Kokkai, historical hiragana 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 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 國會, hiragana こっかい, rōmaji Kokkai, historical hiragana 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