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ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 米國 (“America; the United States of America; etc.”).
(This term, 米国, is the simplified form of 米國.)
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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
べい
Grade: 2
こく
Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

The second kanji character in 亜米利加 (Amerika, America) + (koku, country). The reason the second character is used instead of the first is because is already in use as the abbreviation for 亜細亜 (Ajia, Asia).

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Proper nounEdit

米国 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 米國, hiragana べいこく, rōmaji Beikoku)

  1. the United States of America

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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