|Kanji in this term|
apusaka → aɸusaka → *awusaka → ausaka → ɔːsaka → oːsaka. Literally "meeting hill". Often used figuratively as a place of meeting or separation between men and women.
- the western area of Ōtsu, Shiga
- an abbreviation for the Ōsaka Checkpoint, a checkpoint located to the south of Ōtsu, Shiga at Ōsaka Mountain
- an abbreviation for Ōsaka Mountain, a 325 meter mountain located between Ōtsu City and Kyōto City