See also: 何處 and 何处

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
どこ
Grade: 2 Grade: 6
jukujikun
Alternative spelling
何處 (kyūjitai)
For pronunciation and definitions of 何処 – see the following entry.
どこ
[pronoun] indefinite interrogative pronoun:
[pronoun] points to unknown or unspecified locations: where..., which [noun]...
[pronoun] points to objects belonging to an uncertain group: which [collective noun]...
[pronoun] (added before a particle) indefinite demonstrative pronoun: anywhere, everywhere, somewhere
Alternative spellings
何処, 何所
(This term, 何処, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Usage notesEdit

The kanji spelling is an orthographic borrowing from Chinese 何處.

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
いず
Grade: 2

Grade: 6
kun’yomi Irregular
Alternative spelling
何處 (kyūjitai)
For pronunciation and definitions of 何処 – see the following entry.
いずこ
[pronoun] (archaic) indefinite interrogative pronoun: where, whence, whither, which
[pronoun] (archaic, after a particle) indefinite demonstrative pronoun: anywhere, everywhere, somewhere
(This term, 何処, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
いず
Grade: 2

Grade: 6
kun’yomi Irregular
Alternative spelling
何處 (kyūjitai)
For pronunciation and definitions of 何処 – see the following entry.
いずく
[pronoun] (archaic) indefinite interrogative pronoun: where, whence, whither, which
[pronoun] (archaic, after a particle) indefinite demonstrative pronoun: anywhere, everywhere, somewhere
(This term, 何処, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 4Edit

Kanji in this term
いず > いど
Grade: 2

Grade: 6
Irregular
Alternative spelling
何處 (kyūjitai)
For pronunciation and definitions of 何処 – see the following entry.
いどこ
[pronoun] (archaic, obsolete) indefinite interrogative pronoun: where, whence, whither, which
[pronoun] (archaic, obsolete, after a particle) indefinite demonstrative pronoun: anywhere, everywhere, somewhere
Alternative spellings
何処, 何所
(This term, 何処, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)