茨城

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Chinese[edit]

Tribulus terrestris; thatched hut city walls; city; town
simp. and trad.
(茨城)

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Proper noun[edit]

茨城

  1. Ibaraki

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いばら
Grade: S

Grade: 6
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

According to the story that ancient people in the age of Emperor Sujin(崇神) built a thorny castle() there and wiped out burglars.

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Proper noun[edit]

茨城 (hiragana いばらき, rōmaji Ibaraki)

  1. Ibaraki - a prefecture in 関東(Kantō) area, Japan (abbreviation for 茨城県)
  2. ancient place name of 常陸 (Hitachi)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3