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Kanji in this term
鹿

Grade: S
こ > ご
Grade: 4
しま
Grade: 3
けん
Grade: 3
kun’yomi kan’on

EtymologyEdit

From 鹿児島 (Kagoshima) +‎ (-ken, prefecture).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) ごしまけん [kàgóshímáꜜkèǹ] (Nakadaka – [4])[1]
  • IPA(key): [ka̠ɡo̞ɕima̠kẽ̞ɴ]

Proper nounEdit

鹿児島県 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 鹿兒島縣, hiragana かごしまけん, rōmaji Kagoshima-ken)

  1. a prefecture in Japan comprising the southern part of 九州 (Kyūshū, Kyushu) facing the Pacific Ocean and nearby islands; its capital city is also 鹿児島 (Kagoshima)

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