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Kanji in this term
ふく
Grade: 3
おか
Grade: 4
けん
Grade: 3
on'yomi kun'yomi kan'on
Alternative spelling
福岡縣 (kyūjitai)

Etymology

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From 福岡 (Fukuoka) +‎ (-ken, prefecture).

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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(ふく)(おか)(けん) (Fukuoka-kenふくをかけん (fukwokaken)?

  1. a prefecture in Japan on the northern part of 九州 (Kyūshū, Kyushu) facing the Sea of Japan; its capital city is also 福岡 (Fukuoka)

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