田舎

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 5
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

Jukujikun (meaning as reading) kanji.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

田舎 (hiragana いなか, rōmaji inaka)

  1. (sensitive) country (the country, rural area, as opposed to the town or city), rural area
    生活 (せいかつ) () ()より田舎 (いなか)のほうが安泰 (あんたい)だ。
    Seikatsu wa toshi yori inaka no hō ga antai da.
    Life is more secure in the country than in the city.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1974, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Second Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō
  2. ^ Hirayama, Tetsuo (1960) 全国アクセント辞典 (Nationwide Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: 東京堂,.