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南 : South

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south

On 'yomi:
ナン(nan)(na)
Kun 'yomi:
みなみ(minami)
Nanori:
なみ(nami)(ha) みな(mina) みまみ(mimami)
Strokes:9
Radical: (24)
Usage Rating:341
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:2
Unicode:05357
jis208:38-78
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南 Usage examples

西の役(せいなんのえき)the Satsuma Rebellion
(となん)the whole world, south of the Big Dipper
阿共和国(なんあきょうわこく)Republic of South Africa
岸沿い(なんがんぞい)along the southern coast
(なんと)Chinese "Dipper" constellation (one of the 28 mansions)
(とうなんとう)east-southeast, ESE
極条約(なんきょくじょうやく)Antarctic Treaty
部連合国(なんぶれんごうこく)Confederate States of America, CSA
斗六星(なんとろくせい)Milk Dipper, southern dipper asterism (star pattern) within Sagittarius
ア連邦(みなみアれんぽう)The Union of South Africa
アフリカ連邦(みなみアフリカれんぽう)The Union of South Africa
無三宝(なむさんぼう)I believe in the Three Treasures of Buddhism, Oh my Great Buddha!, Good heavens!
蛮渡来(なんばんとらい)(articles) imported to Japan by early European traders
兵法指(へいほうしなん)instruction in martial arts
恋愛指(れんあいしなん)instruction in the ways of love
(ナンテン)heavenly bamboo (Nandina domestica), nandina
(なんせん)South Korea
無八幡大菩薩(なむはちまんだいぼさつ)O Great God of Arms, I beseech your aid against my enemy!
京鉋(ナンキンかんな)
京かんな(ナンキンかんな)
spokeshave, spoke shave
方仏教(なんぽうぶっきょう)Southern Buddhism (as practiced in Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia)
京大虐殺(ナンキンだいぎゃくさつ)Nanking Massacre, Rape of Nanking
京事件(ナンキンじけん)Rape of Nanking (1937), Nanking Massacre
(となん)large undertaking attempted in a far-off land
西諸島(なんせいしょとう)Nansei Islands, Ryukyu Islands, chain of islands extending from southwestern Kyushu to northern Taiwan