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Kanji in this term
やま
Grade: 1
くち > ぐち
Grade: 1
けん
Grade: 3
kun’yomi kan’on
Alternative spelling
山口縣 (kyūjitai)

Etymology

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From 山口 (Yamaguchi) +‎ (-ken, prefecture).

Pronunciation

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  • (Tokyo) まぐちけん [yàmágúchíꜜkèǹ] (Nakadaka – [4])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ja̠ma̠ɡɯ̟ᵝt͡ɕikẽ̞ɴ]

Proper noun

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(やま)(ぐち)(けん) (Yamaguchi-ken

  1. a prefecture in the 中国 (Chūgoku) region of Japan facing the Seto Inland Sea and the Sea of Japan; its capital city is also 山口 (Yamaguchi)

See also

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References

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  1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Publishing, Inc., →ISBN