外国語

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See also: 外国语 and 外國語

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
がい
Grade: 2
こく
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
外國語 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

外国 (gaikoku, foreign country) +‎ (-go, language, -ese).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(がい)(こく)() (gaikokugo

  1. (linguistics) a foreign language
    (がい)(こく)()()らない(もの)()(ぶん)()(しん)(げん)()について(なに)()らない。
    Gaikokugo o shiranai mono wa jibun jishin no gengo ni tsuite nani mo shiranai .
    Those who do not know foreign languages know nothing about their own language.

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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