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Kanji in this term

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Grade: 4
かわ > がわ
Grade: 1
けん
Grade: 3
irregular goon kun'yomi kan'on
Alternative spelling
神奈川縣 (kyūjitai)

Etymology

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From 神奈川 (Kanagawa) +‎ (-ken, prefecture).

Pronunciation

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  • (Tokyo) ながわけん [kànágáwáꜜkèǹ] (Nakadaka – [4])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ka̠na̠ɡa̠β̞a̠kẽ̞ɴ]

Proper noun

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()()(がわ)(けん) (Kanagawa-kenかながはけん (kanagafaken)?

  1. a prefecture in the 関東 (Kantō) region of Japan facing the Pacific Ocean; its capital city is 横浜 (Yokohama)

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