Chinese edit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 英國 (“United Kingdom; England; etc.”).
(This term is the simplified form of 英國).

Japanese edit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4
Grade: 2
Alternative spelling
英國 (kyūjitai)

Etymology edit

From Middle Chinese 英國 (MC 'jaeng kwok). The 漢音 (kan'on) reading, so likely a later borrowing.

Pronunciation edit

Proper noun edit

(えい)(こく) (Eikoku

  1. Synonym of イギリス (United Kingdom)
  2. Synonym of イングランド (England)

References edit

  1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN
  2. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ Kindaichi, Kyōsuke et al., editors (1997), 新明解国語辞典 (in Japanese), Fifth edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN