京阪神

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EtymologyEdit

From the first character of 京都 (Kyoto), the second character of 大阪 (Osaka), and the first character of 神戸 (Kobe).

PronunciationEdit

  • Common Accent: いはんしん [kèíháǹshìǹ] (Nakadaka)
  • Kyoto-Osaka Accent: けいはんしん [kéíháǹshìǹ] (Nakadaka)

Proper nounEdit

京阪神 (hiragana けいはんしん, romaji Keihanshin)

  1. The cities of Kyōto, Ōsaka and Kōbe (in the Kansai region).
  2. The area around Kyōto, Ōsaka and Kōbe.

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Last modified on 12 February 2011, at 13:13