Japanese Word Entry

日本町
Kana:にほんまち
Romaji:nihonmachi
Definition: Japantown (esp. historical Japantowns in Southeast Asia founded in the 16th-17th centuries)

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Chinese characters used in this word

day, sun, Japan, counter for days, daytime
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖˋ (rì)
Cantonese: jat6
Japanese: ニチ (nichi)、 ジツ (jitsu) / ひ (hi)、 -び (-bi)、 -か (-ka)、 か (ka)、 ひび (hibi)
Korean: 일 (il)
Vietnamese: nhật

book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things, root, source, basis
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄣˇ (běn), ㄅㄣ (bēn)
Cantonese: bun2
Japanese: ホン (hon) / もと (moto)
Korean: 본 (bon)
Vietnamese: bổn, bản

town, village, block, street, raised path between fields
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄧㄥˇ (tǐng), ㄉㄧㄥ (dīng), ㄊㄧㄥ (tīng), ㄓㄥˋ (zhèng), ㄊㄧㄢˇ (tiǎn)
Cantonese: ting2
Japanese: チョウ (chou)、 テイ (tei) / まち (machi)
Korean: 정 (jeong)
Vietnamese: đinh