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東北地方 (Tōhoku Chihō): Tohoku Region.
Kanji in this term
とう
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ほく
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Grade: 2
ほう
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on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of 東北(tōhoku, northeast) +‎ 地方(chihō, region).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

東北地方 ‎(hiragana とうほくちほう, romaji Tōhoku Chihō)

  1. the northeast region of Japan, specifically the northernmost six prefectures in Honshu (clockwise from the northermost): 青森県(Aomori-ken), 岩手県(Iwate-ken), 宮城県(Miyagi-ken), 福島県(Fukushima-ken), 山形県(Yamagata-ken), 秋田県(Akita-ken).

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 978-4-14-011112-3