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On-yomi
ホク
hoku
Kun-yomi
きた
kita
Nanori
きら
kira
ほう
hou
ほっ
ho
ほつ
hotsu
Meaning north

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きた
kita
  1. noun north
  2. archaism north wind
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南北 なんぼく
nanboku
noun south and north
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北極 ほっきょく
hokkyoku
  1. noun no-adjective North Pole
  2. abbreviation the Arctic
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敗北 はいぼく
haiboku
  1. noun defeat
  2. auxillary suru verb intransitive verb to be defeated
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北京 ペキン
pekin
noun Beijing (China), Peking
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北部 ほくぶ
hokubu
noun no-adjective northern part, the north (of a region)
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北西 ほくせい
hokusei
noun no-adjective northwest
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北東 ほくとう
hokutou
noun no-adjective northeast
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北風 きたかぜ
kitakaze
noun no-adjective north wind
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北東 きたひがし
kitahigashi
noun no-adjective northeast
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北風 ほくふう
hokufuu
noun no-adjective north wind
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北海道 ほっかいどう
hokkaidou
noun Hokkaido (island, prefectural-level administrative unit)
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北朝鮮 きたちょうせん
kitachousen
noun North Korea
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東北 とうほく
touhoku
  1. noun north-east
  2. Tohoku (northernmost six prefectures of Honshu)
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北方 ほっぽう
hoppou
noun no-adjective northern (district), northward
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東北 ひがしきた
higashikita
  1. noun north-east
  2. Tohoku (northernmost six prefectures of Honshu)
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北陸 ほくりく
hokuriku
noun region west of Tokyo on Japan Sea side of Japan
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北側 きたがわ
kitagawa
noun north side, north bank
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北側 ほくそく
hokusoku
noun north side, north bank
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北欧 ほくおう
hokuou
noun no-adjective Northern Europe, land of the Norsemen, Scandinavia
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北緯 ほくい
hokui
noun north latitude
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北海 ほっかい
hokkai
noun northern sea, North Sea
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北口 きたぐち
kitaguchi
noun north entrance
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北端 ほくたん
hokutan
noun northern extremity
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北国 きたぐに
kitaguni
noun northern provinces, northern countries
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北上 ほくじょう
hokujou
noun auxillary suru verb going north
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北国 ほっこく
hokkoku
noun northern provinces, northern countries
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北極圏 ほっきょくけん
hokkyokuken
noun Arctic Circle, the Arctic
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南北問題 なんぼくもんだい
nanbokumondai
noun North-South problem
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北アイルランド きたアイルランド
kitaairurando
noun Northern Ireland
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北海道開発庁長官 ほっかいどうかいはつちょうちょうかん
hokkaidoukaihatsuchouchoukan
noun Director General of Hokkaido Development Agency
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北郊 ほっこう
hokkou
noun northern suburbs
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北山 きたやま
kitayama
noun northern hill
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北洋 ほくよう
hokuyou
noun northern waters
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北限 ほくげん
hokugen
noun northern limit
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西北 せいほく
seihoku
noun north-west
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極北 きょくほく
kyokuhoku
noun extreme north, North Pole
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西北 にしきた
nishikita
noun north-west
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北寄り きたより
kitayori
noun northerly (wind), from the north
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北向き きたむき
kitamuki
noun facing north, northern exposure
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西北西 せいほくせい
seihokusei
noun west-northwest
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北北東 ほくほくとう
hokuhokutou
noun north-north-east, nor-nor-east
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北北西 ほくほくせい
hokuhokusei
noun north-northwest
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東北東 とうほくとう
touhokutou
noun east-northeast, ENE
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南北朝 なんぼくちょう
nanbokuchou
noun Northern and Southern Dynasties (in Japan: 1336-1392 CE, in China: 420-581 CE)
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北極海 ほっきょくかい
hokkyokukai
noun Arctic Ocean
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北半球 きたはんきゅう
kitahankyuu
noun northern hemisphere
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南北戦争 なんぼくせんそう
nanbokusensou
noun (US) Civil War
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北アメリカ きたアメリカ
kitaamerika
noun North America
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敗北る まける
makeru
  1. Ichidan verb intransitive verb to lose, to be defeated
  2. to succumb, to give in, to surrender, to yield
  3. to be inferior to
  4. to break out in a rash due to (e.g. lacquer, shaving, etc.)
  5. Ichidan verb transitive verb to reduce the price, to lower the price, to give a discount on
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