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Kanji in this term
ふく
Grade: 3

Grade: 4
けん
Grade: 3
on'yomi kun'yomi kan'on
Alternative spelling
福井縣 (kyūjitai)

Etymology

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From 福井 (Fukui) +‎ (-ken, prefecture).

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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(ふく)()(けん) (Fukui-kenふくゐけん (fukwiken)?

  1. a prefecture in the 中部 (Chūbu) region of Japan facing the Sea of Japan; its capital city is also 福井 (Fukui)

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