平壌

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぴょん
Grade: 3
やん
Grade: S
Irregular
Alternative spelling
平壤 (kyūjitai)

From Korean 평양(平壤) (pyeong'yang).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pʲõ̞ɰ̃jã̠ɴ]

Proper noun[edit]

平壌(ピョンヤン) (Pyon'yan

  1. Pyongyang (the capital city of North Korea)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
へい
Grade: 3
じょう
Grade: S
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
平壤 (kyūjitai)

Orthographic borrowing from Korean 평양(平壤) (pyeong'yang).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(へい)(じょう) (Heijōへいじやう (feizyau)?

  1. (dated) Pyongyang (the capital city of North Korea)
Synonyms[edit]