祖国

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 祖國 (“homeland; home country; motherland; fatherland”).
(This term, 祖国, is the simplified form of 祖國.)
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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
こく
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
祖國 (kyūjitai)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(こく) (sokoku (kyūjitai 祖國)

  1. homeland, motherland, fatherland
    (かれ)らは祖国(そこく)への望郷(ぼうきょう)(おも)いを(つの)らせた。
    Kare-ra wa sokoku e no bōkyō no omoi o tsunoraseta.
    They had waves of nostalgia for the fatherland.