小国

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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EtymologyEdit

From (shō, "small") + (koku, "country," "nation," "state")

NounEdit

小国 (hiragana しょうこく, romaji shōkoku)

  1. small nation, small country, lesser power

CompoundsEdit

  • 弱小国 (jakushōkoku): minor power
  • 小国寡民 (shōkoku-kamin): small country with a small population
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