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For pronunciation and definitions of – see 國內 (“in the country; within one's country; back home; domestic; civil; internal”).
(This term, 国内, is the simplified form of 國內.)
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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こく
Grade: 2
ない
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Chinese 國內 (kwok nwojᴴ, country inside). Compare modern Chinese 国内 (guónèi).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

国内 (hiragana こくない, rōmaji kokunai)

  1. inside the country, domestic
AntonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Originally a compound of Old Japanese (kuni, country) +‎ (うち, inside). Already appears in the abbreviated form in the Man'yōshū.

/kuni uchi/ > /kunuchi/

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

国内 (hiragana くぬち, rōmaji kunuchi)

  1. (archaic) the interior of a country; within a country's borders

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