Last modified on 17 December 2014, at 04:19

北方

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

From  ("northern") +  ("region").

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

北方

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) the northern area (of a country)

Usage notesEdit

In China, 北方 usually refers to the area to the north of the Yellow River.

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ほく > ほっ
Grade: 2
ほう > ぽう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

NounEdit

北方 (hiragana ほっぽう, romaji hoppō, historical hiragana ほくぱう)

  1. north, northern area

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