Hiroshima

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 広島.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /hɪ(ə)ˈɹɒʃɪmə/, /hɪ(ə)ɹəˈʃiːmə/
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  • (US) IPA(key): /hɪˈɹoʊʃɪmə/, /hɪɹoʊˈʃiːmə/

Proper noun[edit]

Hiroshima

  1. A prefecture in southwestern Honshu, Japan.
  2. The capital city of Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. It was the target of the first atomic bomb dropped in warfare on August 6, 1945.
  3. (figuratively) catastrophe.
    • 2011 April, Michael Joseph Gross, “A Declaration of Cyber-War”, Vanity Fair:
    Stuxnet is the Hiroshima of cyber-war.
  4. The 1945 atomic bombing of the city of the same name.
    • 2004, Stuart Beattie, Collateral, DreamWorks Pictures:
      VINCENT: Tens of thousands killed before sundown; nobody's killed people that fast since Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Translations[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

Hiroshima

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ひろしま

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Japanese 広島.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xi.rɔˈɕi.ma/, /xi.rɔˈʂi.ma/
  • Rhymes: -ima
  • Syllabification: hi‧ro‧shi‧ma

Proper noun[edit]

Hiroshima f

  1. Hiroshima (a city in Japan)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Hiroshima in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Hiroshima in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Hiroshima f

  1. Hiroshima (a prefecture in southwestern Honshu, Japan)
  2. Hiroshima (the capital city of Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan)