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.

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Danish[edit]

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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)

German[edit]

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

  1. Alternative spelling of Tokio

Italian[edit]

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

panorama di Tokyo
landscape view of Tokyo

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɔ.kjo/, [ˈt̪ɔːk̟jo]
  • Hyphenation: Tò‧kyo

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Tokyo f

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

Swedish[edit]

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Tokyo

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

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