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Kanji in this term
くま
Grade: S
もと
Grade: 1
けん
Grade: 3
kun’yomi kan’on

EtymologyEdit

From 熊本 (Kumamoto) +‎ (-ken, prefecture).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) まもとけん [kùmámótóꜜkèǹ] (Nakadaka – [4])[1]
  • IPA(key): [kɯ̟ᵝma̠mo̞to̞kẽ̞ɴ]

Proper nounEdit

熊本県 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 熊本縣, hiragana くまもとけん, rōmaji Kumamoto-ken)

  1. a prefecture in Japan on the central part of 九州 (Kyūshū, Kyushu); its capital city is also 熊本 (Kumamoto)

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