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ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 國會 (“Congress; National Assembly; Parliament; Diet”).
(This term, 国会, is the simplified form of 國會.)
Notes:

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こく > こっ
Grade: 2
かい
Grade: 2
on’yomi
 国会 (曖昧さ回避) on Japanese Wikipedia
 国会 (日本) on Japanese Wikipedia

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Chinese 國會.

Proper nounEdit

国会 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 國會, hiragana こっかい, rōmaji Kokkai, historical hiragana こくくわい)

  1. the National Diet (Japan's bicameral legislature)
  2. the Cortes Generales (Spain's bicameral legislature)
  3. the Parliament (France's bicameral legislature; Sri Lanka's and Singapore's unicameral legislature)
  4. the House of Nation (Bangladesh's unicameral legislature)

Etymology 2Edit

From Korean 국회 (Gukhoe).

Proper nounEdit

国会 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 國會, hiragana こっかい, rōmaji Kokkai, historical hiragana こくくわい)

  1. the National Assembly (South Korea's unicameral legislature)

Etymology 3Edit

From Vietnamese Quốc hội.

Proper nounEdit

国会 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 國會, hiragana こっかい, rōmaji Kokkai, historical hiragana こくくわい)

  1. the National Assembly (Vietnam's unicameral legislature)

See alsoEdit

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