国内

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of 国内 – see 國內.
(This term, 国内, is the simplified form of 國內.)
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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Chinese 國內 (/kwok nwojH/, “country inside”). Compare modern Chinese 国内 ‎(guónèi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

国内 ‎(hiragana こくない, romaji kokunai)

  1. the interior of a country; within a country's borders
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Etymology 2[edit]

Originally a compound of Old Japanese ‎(kuni, country) +‎ ‎(うち, inside). Already appears in the abbreviated form in the Man'yōshū.

/kuni uchi/ > /kunuchi/

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Noun[edit]

国内 ‎(hiragana くぬち, romaji kunuchi)

  1. (archaic) the interior of a country; within a country's borders