京都

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ChineseEdit

capital; Beijing (abbrev.)
 
metropolis; capital city; all; both (if two things are involved); entirely; even; already
simp. and trad.
(京都)

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京都

  1. (literary) capital city (of a country)

Usage notesEdit

When translating the English term capital city, use 首都 (shǒudū) when referring to the capital of a country, 首府 (shǒufǔ) when referring to the capital of a state or autonomous region, and 省會省会 (shěnghuì) when referring to the capital of a province. Alternative terms for the capital of a country include 國都国都 (guódū), 京城 (jīngchéng), 京都, 京邑 (jīngyì) and 都城 (dūchéng) all of which are more commonly used in literary language.

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京都

  1. Kyōto, Japan

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
きょう
Grade: 2

Grade: 3
on'yomi

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EtymologyEdit

kyauto > kyoːto.

Proper nounEdit

京都 ‎(hiragana きょうと, romaji Kyōto, historical hiragana きやうと)

  1. Kyōto

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