漢口

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See also: 汉口

Chinese[edit]

Han River mouth; (a measure word, for people, livestock or utensils)
trad. (漢口)
simp. (汉口)
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Etymology[edit]

From its position at the Han River's confluence with the Yangtze.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

漢口

  1. () (historical) Hankou (a former city in Hubei, China, now part of Wuhan)
  2. (informal) The northern area of Wuhan in the area of the former city, including the present-day districts of Jiang'an, Jianghan, and Qiaokou.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Hankou, Han-k'ou, Hankow

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
かん
Grade: 3
こう
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

漢口(かんこう) (Kankō

  1. (historical) Hankou (a former city in Hubei, China, now part of Wuhan)

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
はん
Grade: 3
かお
Grade: 1
Irregular

Ultimately from Mandarin 漢口汉口 (Hànkǒu), probably via English Hankow.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)

Proper noun[edit]

漢口(ハンカオ) (Hankao

  1. (historical) Hankou (a former city in Hubei, China, now part of Wuhan)