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phonetic
simp. and trad.
(墨西哥)
西
 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Mexico.

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Proper nounEdit

墨西哥

  1. Mexico

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
西
めき
Grade: S

Grade: 2

Hyōgaiji
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Mexico, in turn from Spanish México, from Classical Nahuatl Mēxihco. The kanji are ateji (当て字), from Chinese 墨西哥 (Mòxīgē).

Proper nounEdit

墨西哥 (katakana メキシコ, rōmaji Mekishiko)

  1. Rare spelling of メキシコ.