Japanese Dictionary

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地方

JLPT 3
Kana Reading
ちほう, じかた
Romaji
chihō, jikata
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    area; locality; district; region; province
    Example sentence
    只見福島県南会津地方あり急峻な隔てて新潟との県境位置しています Tadami is in Minamiaizu in Fukushima; cut off by steep mountains and located on the prefecture border with Niigata.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    countryside; rural area
    Example sentence
    地方道路整備ため財源確保必要です It is necessary to secure financing for local road maintenance.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    coast (esp. as seen from the water)
    Example sentence
    出来るだけ多くその地方文化吸収しようとつとめた。 I tried to absorb as much of local culture as possible.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    person singing ballads in noh; person in charge of music in a Japanese dance performance
    Example sentence
    この地方主な農作物です Rice is the chief crop in this area.

Examples of 地方, ちほう, じかた in a sentence


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