途上国

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: S
じょう
Grade: 1
こく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of 発展途上国 (hatten tojō koku).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

途上国 (hiragana とじょうこく, rōmaji tojō koku)

  1. developing country

Synonyms[edit]

  • 発展途上国 (はってんとじょうこく, ​hatten tojō koku)
  • 開発途上国 (かいはつとじょうこく, ​kaihatsu tojō koku) (less common)
  • 低開発国 (ていかいはつこく, ​tei kaihatsu koku) (literally, “low-development country”)
  • 後進国 (こうしんこく, ​kōshin koku) (less common; literally, “backward country”)

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  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