鳴門

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Chinese[edit]

to cry (of birds)
 
opening; door; gate; doorway; gateway; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy)
trad. (鳴門)
simp. (鸣门)
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 鳴門 (Naruto).

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

鳴門

  1. () Naruto, Tokushima Prefecture, Japan

Japanese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

鳴門 (hiragana なると, katakana ナルト, rōmaji naruto)

  1. The city of Naruto; famous for its whirlpools.
  2. Short for 鳴門巻き / なると巻き (なるとまき, narutomaki) a type of kamaboko (蒲鉾)

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