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dōng jīng
tou kyou
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東京 is the Japanese and Chinese title for Tokyo, capital of Japan.

It is written the same in both languages but pronounced quite differently in Chinese.

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Pronunciation
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東京


东京

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dōng jīng / dong1 jing1
tung ching
 toukyou(p);toukei(ok) / tokyo(p);toke(ok) / とうきょう(P);とうけい(ok)
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Tokyo, capital of Japan; Tonkin (northern Vietnam during the French colonial period)
Tokyo; (place-name) Luoyang, China

武蔵

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 musashi / むさし
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Musashi; historical region consisting of modern Tokyo, Saitama and eastern Kanagawa prefectures; (surname) Muzou

事始め

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 kotohajime / ことはじめ
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(1) taking up a new line of work; the beginning of things; (2) starting the preparations for New Year's festivities (December 8 in Tokyo, December 13 in Kyoto); (3) resuming work after the New Year's vacation

上り

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 nobori / のぼり (1) ascent; climbing; ascending (path); climb; (2) up-train (e.g. going to Tokyo); (noun - becomes adjective with の) (3) northward (towards Tokyo); (place-name) Nobori

上京

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 joukyou / jokyo / じょうきょう (noun/participle) proceeding to the capital (Tokyo); (place-name) Kamigyou

上野

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shàng yě / shang4 ye3
shang yeh
 wano / わの
Ueno, district in Taitō Ward, Tokyo; Ueno (Japanese surname)
(place-name) Wano

下り

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 kudari / くだり (1) down-train; train heading toward the ending point of its route; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (2) down-slope; downward going; (adj-no,n) (3) downbound (esp. away from Tokyo); (personal name) Sagari

下町

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 shitamachi / したまち (1) low-lying part of a city (usu. containing shops, factories, etc.); (2) (See 山の手・1) Shitamachi (low-lying area of eastern Tokyo near Tokyo Bay, incl. Asakusa, Shitaya, Kanda, Fukugawa, Honjo, Nihonbashi, Kyobashi and surrounds); (place-name, surname) Shimomachi

下阪

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 gehan / げはん (noun/participle) proceeding from Tokyo to Osaka; (surname) Shimosaka

両国

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 ryoukoku(p);ryougoku / ryokoku(p);ryogoku / りょうこく(P);りょうごく (1) both countries; (2) (りょうごく only) Ryougoku (area of Tokyo); (place-name, surname) Ryougoku

京成

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 keisei / kese / けいせい (c) Keisei (train line Tokyo-Narita)

京浜

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 keihin / kehin / けいひん Tokyo and Yokohama; (place-name) Tokyo-Yokohama

京葉

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 keiyou / keyo / けいよう Tokyo and Chiba; (place-name) Keiyou

信越

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 shinetsu / しんえつ region on Japan Sea side of Japan west of Tokyo; Nagano and Niigata; (place-name, surname) Shin'etsu

兜町

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 kabutochou / kabutocho / かぶとちょう (place-name) Kabutocho (location of the Tokyo Stock Exchange)

入京

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 nyuukyou / nyukyo / にゅうきょう (noun/participle) (See 退京) entering the capital; entering Tokyo

品川

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pǐn chuān / pin3 chuan1
p`in ch`uan / pin chuan
 shinagawa / しながわ
Shinagawa River; Shinagawa district of Tokyo
(place-name, surname) Shinagawa

在京

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 zaikyou / zaikyo / ざいきょう (n,vs,adj-no) being in the capital (i.e. Tokyo, or formerly Kyoto)

山手

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 yamate / やまて (noun - becomes adjective with の) (1) (See 海手) place near the mountains; (2) (See 山の手・1) hilly section of a city (e.g. Tokyo, Kobe, Yokohama); (place-name, surname) Yamanote (usual spelling)

巨人

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jù rén / ju4 ren2
chü jen
 kyojin / きょじん
giant
(1) giant; great man; (2) (abbreviation) Tokyo Giants (baseball team); (female given name) Mito

帰京

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 kikyou / kikyo / ききょう (noun/participle) (1) returning to Tokyo; (2) (orig. meaning) returning to the capital

府県

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 fuken / ふけん prefectures (of Japan, excl. Tokyo and Hokkaido)

新宿

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xīn sù / xin1 su4
hsin su
 niijuku / nijuku / にいじゅく
Shinjuku, Tokyo
(place-name) Niijuku

新橋

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 shinbashi / しんばし Shinbashi (section of Tokyo); (surname) Nitsupashi

昇り

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 nobori / のぼり (1) ascent; climbing; ascending (path); climb; (noun - becomes adjective with の) (2) northward (towards Tokyo)

春柳

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chūn liǔ / chun1 liu3
ch`un liu / chun liu
 haruyanagi / はるやなぎ
Spring Willow Society, pioneering Chinese theatrical company set up in Tokyo in 1906, part of New Culture Movement 新文化運動|新文化运动[Xin1 Wen2 hua4 Yun4 dong4], continued in China from 1912 as 新劇同志會|新剧同志会[Xin1 ju4 Tong2 zhi4 hui4]
(surname) Haruyanagi

来京

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 raikyou / raikyo / らいきょう (noun/participle) coming to a capital city (esp. Tokyo or Kyoto); (place-name) Raikyou

東上

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 toujou / tojo / とうじょう (noun/participle) going to Tokyo; going east; (surname) Higashigami

東名

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 toumei / tome / とうめい Tokyo and Nagoya; (place-name) Toumei

東女

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 tonjo / トンじょ (place-name) Tokyo Woman's Christian University (abbreviation)

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Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
Tokyo東京
东京
tou kyou / toukyou / to kyo / tokyodōng jīng
dong1 jing1
dong jing
dongjing
tung ching
tungching
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