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Kanji in this term
おき
Grade: 4
なわ
Grade: 4
けん
Grade: 3
kun'yomi kan'on
Alternative spelling
沖繩縣 (kyūjitai)

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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(おき)(なわ)(けん) (Okinawa-kenおきなはけん (okinafaken)?

  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 also

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References

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  1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Publishing, Inc., →ISBN