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Kanji in this term
おき
Grade: S
なわ
Grade: S
けん
Grade: 3
kun’yomi kan’on

EtymologyEdit

From 沖縄 (Okinawa) +‎ (-ken, prefecture).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) きなわけん [òkínáwáꜜkèǹ] (Nakadaka – [4])[1]
  • IPA(key): [o̞kʲina̠ɰᵝa̠kẽ̞ɴ]

Proper nounEdit

沖縄県 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 沖繩縣, hiragana おきなわけん, rōmaji Okinawa-ken, historical hiragana おきなはけん)

  1. a prefecture of Japan comprising of islands south of 九州 (Kyūshū, Kyushu) between the Pacific Ocean and the East China Sea; its capital city is 那覇 (Naha)

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