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Kanji in this term
にい
Grade: 2
かた > がた
Grade: S
けん
Grade: 3
kun’yomi kan’on

EtymologyEdit

From 新潟 (Niigata) +‎ (-ken, prefecture).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) いがたけん [nìígátáꜜkèǹ] (Nakadaka – [4])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ɲ̟iːɡa̠ta̠kẽ̞ɴ]

Proper nounEdit

新潟県 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 新潟縣, hiragana にいがたけん, rōmaji Niigata-ken, historical hiragana にひがたけん)

  1. a prefecture in the 中部 (Chūbu) region of Japan facing the Sea of Japan; its capital city is also 新潟 (Niigata)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN