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For pronunciation and definitions of – see 大日本帝國 (“Empire of Japan”).
(This term, 大日本帝国, is the simplified form of 大日本帝國.)
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EtymologyEdit

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1
にち > にっ
Grade: 1
ほん > ぽん
Grade: 1
てい
Grade: S
こく
Grade: 2
on’yomi

+ 日本 + 帝国. Use of for a name of empire is a Chinese tradition since the Tang dynasty.

Proper nounEdit

大日本帝国 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 大日本帝國, hiragana だいにっぽんていこく, rōmaji Dainippon Teikoku)

  1. Empire of Japan (official name of Japan under the Constitution of the Empire of Japan, 1890-1947)