阪神

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Japanese

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Kanji in this term
はん
Grade: 4
しん
Grade: 3
on'yomi
Alternative spelling
阪神 (kyūjitai)

Etymology

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From the second character of 大阪(おおさか) (Ōsaka) and the first character of 神戸(こうべ) (Kōbe).

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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(はん)(しん) (Hanshin

  1. The cities of Ōsaka and Kōbe.
  2. The area around Ōsaka and Kōbe.
  3. The Hanshin Tigers, a baseball team, iself named for its parent company
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