日本銀行

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

日本銀行

  1. Bank of Japan

Japanese[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
にち > にっ
Grade: 1
ほん
Grade: 1
ぎん
Grade: 3
こう
Grade: 2
on'yomi
日本銀行: the Bank of Japan headquarters in Chūō, Tokyo.

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of 日本 (Nippon, Japan) +‎ 銀行 (ginkō, bank).[1][2]

The Nippon reading for 日本 here is part of the official name of the bank.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

日本銀行 (hiragana にっぽんぎんこう, romaji Nippon Ginkō, historical hiragana にっぽんぎんかう)

  1. the Bank of Japan
    Often abbreviated in English as BOJ.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternate reading. The Nihon reading for 日本 here is less common.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

日本銀行 (hiragana にほんぎんこう, romaji Nihon Ginkō, historical hiragana にほんぎんかう)

  1. the Bank of Japan

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9