日本銀行

See also: 日本银行

ChineseEdit

the sun's origin; where the sun originates bank; jewellery dealer
trad. (日本銀行) 日本 銀行
simp. (日本银行) 日本 银行

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

日本銀行

  1. Bank of Japan

JapaneseEdit

 
Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
にち > にっ
Grade: 1
ほん
Grade: 1
ぎん
Grade: 3
こう
Grade: 2
on’yomi
 
日本銀行: the Bank of Japan headquarters in Chūō, Tokyo.

Etymology 1Edit

Compound of 日本 (Nippon, Japan) +‎ 銀行 (ginkō, bank).[1][2]

The Nippon reading for 日本 here is part of the official name of the bank.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

日本銀行(にっぽんぎんこう) (Nippon Ginkō (historical kana にっぽんぎんかう)

  1. the Bank of Japan
    Often abbreviated in English as BOJ.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Alternate reading. The Nihon reading for 日本 here is less common.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

日本銀行(にほんぎんこう) (Nihon Ginkō (historical kana にほんぎんかう)

  1. the Bank of Japan

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN