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(瑞典)
 
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EtymologyEdit

From English Sweden, borrowed through a southern Chinese dialect (where is pronounced with an s- initial). See also 瑞士 (Ruìshì).

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

瑞典

  1. Sweden

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
すうぇー
Jinmeiyō
てん > でん
Grade: 4
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

The spelling is ateji (当て字), from Chinese 瑞典.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

Proper nounEdit

瑞典 (katakana スウェーデン, rōmaji Suwēden)

  1. Rare spelling of スウェーデン (Sweden).

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