Tokyo

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See also: tokyō, tōkyo, Tôkyô, Tōkyō, and tōkyō

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Borrowed from Japanese 東京 (Tōkyō, literally eastern capital), as opposed to Kyoto in the west, from Middle Chinese (tuwng, east) + (kjæng, capital).

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The 23 Wards of Tokyo (blue), Yokohama (red), Kawasaki (purple), Saitama (pink), Chiba (green).

Tokyo

  1. A prefecture, the capital city of Japan.
  2. (metonymically) The Japanese government.
    • 2017 June 8, Kowner, Rotem, “When economics, strategy, and racial ideology meet: inter-Axis connections in the wartime Indian Ocean*”, in Journal of Global History, volume 12, number 2, Cambridge University Press, DOI:10.1017/S1740022817000067, page 231:
      Tokyo required certain military technologies and some raw materials that its main European ally already possessed, and also needed new markets for its Southeast Asian products in order to keep the local economies alive.
    • 2022 July 1, The Japan Times Editorial Board, “Groundbreaking NATO summit means work for Japan”, in The Japan Times[1], archived from the original on 01 July 2022, Editorials:
      Meanwhile, Japan must bolster its own defenses and substantially increase defense spending to meet new threats. Tokyo should swallow some of its suspicions and move more quickly to rebuild frayed ties with South Korea. It should make cooperation with the United States a cornerstone of its engagement throughout the Indo-Pacific and with NATO. It is a full agenda and there is no time to lose.

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Tokyo

  1. Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Japan)

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Tokyo m

  1. Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Japan)

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtoːki̯o/, [ˈtoː.ki.o], [-.kjo]
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Tokyo n (proper noun, strong, genitive Tokyos)

  1. Alternative spelling of Tokio

Italian[edit]

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panorama di Tokyo
landscape view of Tokyo

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From Japanese 東京 (とうきょう, Tōkyō, literally Eastern capital), from Middle Chinese (tuwng, east) + (kjæng, capital).

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Tokyo f

  1. Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Japan)

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Kabukichō red gate and colorful neon street signs, entertainment and red-light district at night in Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan.

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 東京 (とうきょう, Tōkyō, literally Eastern capital), from both Middle Chinese (tuwng, east), from Old Japanese (*pi1mukasi) + and from (kjæng, capital), either from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *s-gaŋ (hill, ridge, mountain), or of Austroasiatic origin.

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Tokyo

  1. Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Kantō, Japan)
    Tokyo er Japans økonomiske sentrum og midtpunkt i verdens største by- og industriregion.
    Tokyo is Japan's economic center and center of the world's largest urban and industrial region.

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  • Tokyo” in Store norske leksikon

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Tokyo n (genitive Tokyos)

  1. Tokyo (a prefecture, the capital city of Japan)

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