都道府県

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
どう
Grade: 2

Grade: 4
けん
Grade: 3
kan’on goon kan’on

Etymology[edit]

From the names of the 4 kinds of prefectures:

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Noun[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 都道府縣, hiragana とどうふけん, rōmaji Todōfuken, historical hiragana とだうふけん)

  1. (geography) the political subdivisions of Japan

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN