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North Korea

China běi cháo xiǎn
Japan kita chousen
North Korea Vertical Wall Scroll

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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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
Chinese North Korea
Japanese North Korea; (place-name) Kitachousen

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Mandarin běi / bei3
Taiwan pei
Japanese pee / ペー    kita / きた
Chinese north; to be defeated (classical)
Japanese (1) {mahj} north wind tile; (2) {mahj} winning hand with a pung (or kong) of north wind tiles; (1) north; (2) the North; northern territories; (3) (abbreviation) North Korea; (4) (archaism) north wind; (personal name) Matsuki; (personal name) Hoku; (personal name) Sueyasu; (personal name) Sueshige; (personal name) Sueki; (place-name) Kira; (surname) Kitabashiri; (place-name) Kitagata; (place-name) Kitaichi; (p,s,f) Kita
uttara, North.

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Mandarin zhāo // cháo / zhao1 // chao2
Taiwan chao // ch`ao / chao // chao
Japanese chou / cho / ちょう    asa(p);ashita / あさ(P);あした
Chinese morning; imperial or royal court; government; dynasty; reign of a sovereign or emperor; court or assembly held by a sovereign or emperor; to make a pilgrimage to; facing; towards; abbr. for 朝鮮|朝鲜[Chao2 xian3] Korea
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; (n-adv,n-t) morning; (personal name) Hajime; (m,f) Tomo; (personal name) Toki; (surname, female given name) Chou; (female given name) Ashita; (personal name) Asayuki; (personal name) Asaji; (surname) Asazaki; (surname, female given name) Asa
Morning. Court, dynasty; towards.

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Mandarin mò // hé / mo4 // he2
Taiwan mo // ho
Japanese mujina / むじな
Chinese old term for northern peoples; silent; raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides); raccoon of North China, Korea and Japan (Japanese: tanuki); also pr. [hao2]
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (1) (kana only) badger; (2) (kana only) raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides)


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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 jiā yé / jia1 ye2
Taiwan chia yeh
Japanese kaya / かや
Japanese (female given name) Kaya; (place-name) Gaya (4th-6th century confederacy of chiefdoms in the Nakdong River valley of southern Korea)
伽邪; 伽闍 Gayā. (1) A city of Magadha, Buddhagayā (north-west of present Gaya), near which Śākyamuni became Buddha. (2) Gaja, an elephant. (3) 伽耶山 Gajaśirṣa, Elephant's Head Mountain; two are mentioned, one near "Vulture Peak", one near the Bo-tree. (4) kāya, the body.


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Mandarin yuán shān / yuan2 shan1
Taiwan yüan shan
Japanese motoyama / もとやま    genzan / げんざん
Chinese Wonsan city in Kangweon province 江原道 of North Korea
Japanese (place-name, surname) Motoyama; (place-name) Wonsan



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Mandarin běi hán / bei3 han2
Taiwan pei han
Japanese hokkan;bukkan / ほっかん;ブッカン
Chinese North Korea
Japanese (name used by South Korea) (See 北朝鮮) North Korea; (place-name) Hokkan


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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; (surname) Minamikita; (given name) Nanboku
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    kisshuu / kisshu / きっしゅう    kichisu / きちす
Chinese Jizhou district of Ji'an city 吉安市, Jiangxi; Kilju county in North Hamgyeong province, North Korea
Japanese (surname) Kitsushuu; (surname) Kisshuu; (surname) Kichisu



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Mandarin xián xīng / xian2 xing1
Taiwan hsien hsing
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 taikyuu / taikyu / たいきゅう
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
Japanese (place-name) Taikyuu


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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    hirajiro;hirajou / hirajiro;hirajo / ひらじろ;ひらじょう
Chinese Pyongsong (city in North Korea)
Japanese (See 平城京) Heijō-kyō (ancient name of Nara); (See 山城) castle on the plains; (surname) Heizei; (place-name, surname) Heijou; (surname) Hirajiro; (place-name, surname) Hirajou; (surname) Hirashiro; (surname) Hiragi; (surname) Hiraki; (place-name) Nara


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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    tadakiyo / ただきよ
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
Japanese (given name) Chuusei; (given name) Tadakiyo


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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; (surname) Hiasa; (personal name) Nicchou


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Mandarin cháo zhōng / chao2 zhong1
Taiwan ch`ao chung / chao chung
Japanese asanaga / あさなが    asanaka / あさなか
Chinese North Korea-China
Japanese (surname) Asanaga; (surname) Asanaka



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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; (place-name) Chousen
Korea, Chosen; Joseon


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Mandarin jiāng nán / jiang1 nan2
Taiwan chiang nan
Japanese chiannan / チアンナン    kannamu / カンナム    kounan / konan / こうなん    kouan / koan / こうあん    eminami / えみなみ    enan / えなん    enami / えなみ    ena / えな
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)
Japanese (place-name, surname) Kounan; (place-name) Gangnam (Seoul, South Korea); (place-name) Jiangnan (China); (given name) Kouan; (surname) Eminami; (surname) Enan; (place-name, surname) Enami; (female given name) Ena


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Mandarin qīng zhōu / qing1 zhou1
Taiwan ch`ing chou / ching chou
Japanese seishuu / seshu / せいしゅう    kiyosu / きよす    kiyokuni / きよくに
Chinese Cheongju, capital of North Chungcheong Province, South Korea 忠清北道[Zhong1 qing1 bei3 dao4]
Japanese (personal name) Seishuu; (place-name, surname) Kiyosu; (personal name) Kiyokuni


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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; (given name) Beichou


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Mandarin měi cháo / mei3 chao2
Taiwan mei ch`ao / mei chao
Japanese yoshitomo / よしとも    minori / みのり    misa / みさ    miasa / みあさ    mia / みあ
Chinese US and North Korea
Japanese (given name) Yoshitomo; (female given name) Minori; (female given name) Misa; (female given name) Mia


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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 yào shuǐ / yao4 shui3
Taiwan yao shui
Chinese medicine in liquid form; bottled medicine; lotion; Yaksu in North Korea, near the border with Liaoning and Jiling province



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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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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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