Japanese Word Entry

大日本帝國海軍

Simplified Japanese form: 大日本帝国海軍

Kana:だいにっぽんていこくかいぐん
Romaji:dainipponteikokukaigun
Definition: Imperial Japanese Navy (1872-1945)
Alternative form: 大日本帝國海軍 〔大日本帝國海軍〕

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Chinese characters used in this word

large, big, great, vast, high
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄚˋ (dà), ㄉㄞˋ (dài), ㄊㄞˋ (tài)
Cantonese: daai6
Japanese: ダイ (dai)、 タイ (tai)、 タ (ta) / おお- (oo-)、 おお.きい (ookii)、 -おお.いに (-ooini)、 はじめ (hajime)、 おおいに (ooini)
Korean: 대 (dae), 다 (da), 태 (tae)
Vietnamese: đại, thái

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

sovereign, the emperor, god, creator, supreme ruler, emperor
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄧˋ (dì)
Cantonese: dai3
Japanese: テイ (tei)、 タイ (tai) / みかど (mikado)
Korean: 제 (je)
Vietnamese: đế, đấy

country, nation, nation-state
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨㄛˊ (guó)
Cantonese: gwok3
Japanese: コク (koku) / くに (kuni)
Korean: 국 (gug)
Vietnamese: quốc
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sea, ocean, maritime
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄞˇ (hǎi)
Cantonese: hoi2
Japanese: カイ (kai) / うみ (umi)
Korean: 해 (hae)
Vietnamese: hải
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army, force, troops, war, battle, military, soldiers
Readings
Mandarin: ㄐㄩㄣ (jūn)
Cantonese: gwan1
Japanese: グン (gun)、 クン (kun) / いくさ (ikusa)、 つわもの (tsuwamono)
Korean: 군 (gun)
Vietnamese: quân
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