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See also: 故鄉, 故乡, and 故鄕

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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5
きょう
Grade: 6
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese 故鄉 (MC kuoH hɨɐŋ).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

故郷 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 故鄕, hiragana こきょう, rōmaji kokyō, historical hiragana こきやう)

  1. home; hometown

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 6
Irregular
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Particularly: “古い+里?”

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

故郷 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 故鄕, hiragana ふるさと, rōmaji furusato)

  1. home; hometown

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 6
Irregular

NounEdit

故郷 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 故鄕, hiragana くに, rōmaji kuni)

  1. (poetic) Alternative spelling of (country)

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN