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The Name North Korea in Chinese / Japanese...

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North Korea

China běi cháo xiǎn
Japan kita chousen
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北朝鮮 is the Chinese and Japanese name for the country of North Korea.

The official English name being Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

See Also:  South Korea | Asia

North Korea

Japan hokusen
North Korea Vertical Wall Scroll

This short Japanese name for the country of North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea).

There is a 3-character name, 北朝鮮 that is a lot more common.

See Also:  South Korea | Asia

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Simple Dictionary Definition


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Japanese hokusen / ほくせん
North Korea Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese (sensitive word) North Korea



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Mandarin běi cháo xiǎn / bei3 chao2 xian3
Taiwan pei ch`ao hsien / pei chao hsien
Japanese kitachousen / kitachosen / きたちょうせん
North Korea Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese North Korea
Japanese North Korea

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Mandarin zhāo / zhao1
Taiwan chao
Japanese chou / cho / ちょう
Chinese morning
Japanese (n,n-suf) (1) dynasty; (2) reign; (3) period; epoch; age; (4) court; (n,n-pref,n-suf) (5) (abbreviation) (See 北朝鮮) North Korea
Morning. Court, dynasty; towards.


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Mandarin zhōng cháo / zhong1 chao2
Taiwan chung ch`ao / chung chao
Japanese chuuchou / chucho / ちゅうちょう
Chinese Sino-Korean; China and North Korea
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) China and North Korea; Chinese-North Korean; (2) imperial court; (3) Imperial Court (of Japan); (4) middle ages


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Mandarin yuán shān / yuan2 shan1
Taiwan yüan shan
Japanese wonsan / ウォンサン
Chinese Wonsan city in Kangweon province 江原道 of North Korea



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Mandarin běi hán / bei3 han2
Taiwan pei han
Japanese hokkan / ほっかん
Chinese North Korea
Japanese (name used in South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao) (See 北朝鮮) North Korea


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Mandarin nán běi / nan2 bei3
Taiwan nan pei
Japanese nanboku / なんぼく
Chinese north and south; north to south
Japanese (1) north and south; north to south; (2) (abbreviation) South Korea and North Korea
north and south; north and south


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Mandarin jí zhōu / ji2 zhou1
Taiwan chi chou
Japanese kitsushuu / kitsushu / きつしゅう
Chinese Jizhou district of Ji'an city 吉安市, Jiangxi; Kilju county in North Hamgyeong province, North Korea



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Mandarin xián xīng / xian2 xing1
Taiwan hsien hsing
Japanese hamun / ハムン
Chinese Hamhung, North Korea



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Mandarin xián jìng / xian2 jing4
Taiwan hsien ching
Chinese Hamgyeongdo Province of Joseon Korea, now divided into North Hamgyeong Province 咸鏡北道|咸镜北道[Xian2 jing4 bei3 dao4] and South Hamgyeong Province 咸鏡南道|咸镜南道[Xian2 jing4 nan2 dao4] of North Korea


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Mandarin dà qiū / da4 qiu1
Taiwan ta ch`iu / ta chiu
Japanese tegu / テグ
Chinese Daegu Metropolitan City, capital of North Gyeongsang Province 慶尚北道|庆尚北道[Qing4 shang4 bei3 dao4] in east South Korea


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Mandarin píng chéng / ping2 cheng2
Taiwan p`ing ch`eng / ping cheng
Japanese heijou;heizei / hejo;heze / へいじょう;へいぜい
Chinese Pyongsong (city in North Korea)
Japanese (See 平城京) Heijō-kyō (ancient name of Nara)


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Japanese pyonyan(p);heijou / pyonyan(p);hejo / ピョンヤン(P);へいじょう Japanese (kana only) Pyongyang (North Korea)


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Mandarin píng rǎng / ping2 rang3
Taiwan p`ing jang / ping jang
Chinese Pyongyang, capital of North Korea


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Mandarin zhōng qīng / zhong1 qing1
Taiwan chung ch`ing / chung ching
Japanese chuusei / chuse / ちゅうせい
Chinese Chungcheong Province of Joseon Korea, now divided into North Chungcheong province 忠清北道[Zhong1 qing1 bei3 dao4] and South Chungcheong province 忠清南道[Zhong1 qing1 nan2 dao4] of South Korea


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Mandarin rì cháo / ri4 chao2
Taiwan jih ch`ao / jih chao
Japanese nicchou / niccho / にっちょう
Chinese Japan and Korea (esp. North Korea)
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) Japan and North Korea; Japanese-North Korean


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Mandarin cháo zhōng / chao2 zhong1
Taiwan ch`ao chung / chao chung
Japanese asanaga / あさなが
Chinese North Korea-China



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Mandarin cháo hán / chao2 han2
Taiwan ch`ao han / chao han
Chinese North and South Korea



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Mandarin cháo xiǎn / chao2 xian3
Taiwan ch`ao hsien / chao hsien
Japanese chousen / chosen / ちょうせん
Chinese North Korea; Korea as geographic term; Taiwan pr. [Chao2 xian1]
Japanese Korea
Korea, Chosen; Joseon


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Mandarin jiāng nán / jiang1 nan2
Taiwan chiang nan
Japanese chiannan / チアンナン
Chinese south of Changjiang or Yangtze river; south of the lower reaches of Changjiang; often refers to south Jiangsu, south Anhui and north Zhejiang provinces; a province during Qing times; in literature, refers to the sunny south; Gangnam (district in Seoul, South Korea)


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Mandarin qīng zhōu / qing1 zhou1
Taiwan ch`ing chou / ching chou
Japanese seishuu / seshu / せいしゅう
Chinese Cheongju, capital of North Chungcheong Province, South Korea 忠清北道[Zhong1 qing1 bei3 dao4]


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Japanese tokua / とくア Japanese (abbreviation) (colloquialism) Asian countries with strong anti-Japanese sentiment (i.e. China, South Korea, and North Korea)


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Japanese tokua / とくア Japanese (ateji / phonetic) (abbreviation) (colloquialism) Asian countries with strong anti-Japanese sentiment (i.e. China, South Korea, and North Korea)


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Japanese beichou / becho / べいちょう Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) United States and North Korea; American-North Korean


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Mandarin měi cháo / mei3 chao2
Taiwan mei ch`ao / mei chao
Japanese yoshitomo / よしとも
Chinese US and North Korea


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Japanese dappoku;datsuhoku / だっぽく;だつほく Japanese (noun/participle) fleeing from North Korea



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Mandarin fǎng cháo / fang3 chao2
Taiwan fang ch`ao / fang chao
Japanese houchou / hocho / ほうちょう
Chinese to visit North Korea
Japanese (noun/participle) visiting North Korea


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Mandarin háo zi / hao2 zi5
Taiwan hao tzu
Chinese raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides); raccoon of North China, Korea and Japan (Japanese: tanuki); also called 狸



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Mandarin suǒ guó / suo3 guo2
Taiwan so kuo
Chinese to close a country; to exclude foreign contact; closed country (Qing China, North Korea etc)



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Mandarin kāi chéng / kai1 cheng2
Taiwan k`ai ch`eng / kai cheng
Japanese kaijou / kaijo / かいじょう
Chinese Kaesong or Gaeseong city in southwest North Korea, close to the border with South Korea and a special economic zone for South Korean companies
Japanese (noun/participle) capitulation (of fort)

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Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
North Korea北朝鮮
kita chousen
kita chosen
běi cháo xiǎn
bei3 chao2 xian3
bei chao xian
pei ch`ao hsien
pei chao hsien
North Korea北鮮hokusen / hokusen
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