Japanese Word Entry

中國地方

Simplified Japanese form: 中国地方

Kana:ちゅうごくちほう
Definition: Chūgoku region of western Honshu (incl. Okayama, Hiroshima, Shimane, Tottori and Yamaguchi prefectures)

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Chinese characters used in this word

in, inside, middle, mean, center, central, in the midst of, hit (target), attain
Readings
Mandarin: ㄓㄨㄥ (zhōng), ㄓㄨㄥˋ (zhòng)
Cantonese: zung1, zung3
Japanese: チュウ / なか、 うち、 あた.る
Korean:
Vietnamese: trung, trúng

country, nation, nation-state
Readings
Mandarin: ㄍㄨㄛˊ (guó)
Cantonese: gwok3
Japanese: コク / くに
Korean:
Vietnamese: quốc
Variants
Simplified Chinese form:
Simplified Japanese form:
Semantic variant form:

ground, earth, soil, region
Readings
Mandarin: ㄉㄧˋ (dì), ㄉㄜ˙ (de)
Cantonese: dei6, deng6
Japanese: チ、 ジ / つち
Korean:
Vietnamese: địa
Variants
Semantic variant form:

direction, person, alternative, a square, rectangle, a region, local
Readings
Mandarin: ㄈㄤ (fāng), ㄈㄤˊ (fáng), ㄈㄤˇ (fǎng), ㄆㄤˊ (páng), ㄨㄤˇ (wǎng), ㄈㄥ (fēng)
Cantonese: fong1
Japanese: ホウ / かた、 -かた、 -がた、 ならべる、 くらべる
Korean:
Vietnamese: phương