神戸

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 2

EtymologyEdit

kamupe → kampe → kaube → koːbe. Compound of kamu (god) and he (house). Originally referred to a house belonging to the Ikuta Shrine.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

神戸 (hiragana こうべ, historical hiragana かうべ, romaji Kōbe)

  1. Kobe, a city in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
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