東京

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  • (とう)(きょう)
    とうきょう (toukyou)
  • obsolete reading
    東京(とうけい)
    とうけい (toukei)

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  • noun
    Tokyo
    • Tokio
      • Tokyo
        • Tōkyō (Hptst.-Präf.; Verwaltungssitz ist Shinjuku, Tōkyō)
          • Tōkyō (Hptst. von Japan; am Rand der Kantō-Ebene an der inneren Tōkyō-Bucht; 8.500.000 Ew.; Zentrum von Japans Verwaltung, Industrie und Bildungseinrichtungen; 1603-1867 als Edo Sitz der Tokugawa-Shōgune; seit 1869 unter dem heutigen Namen Residenzstadt des Kaisers; im 2. Weltkrieg stark zerstört; 1964 Austragungsort der Olympischen Sommerspiele)
            • (преф., г.) Токио, : {~{の}} токийский, города Токио
              • Tokio

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                • 8 strokes

                  east

                • 8 strokes

                  capital, 10**16

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                • Japanese sentence

                  あなたは東京タワーを訪れましたか。 

                  Sentence analysis
                  Translation

                  Did you visit the Tokyo Tower?

                  Avez-vous visité la Tour de Tokyo ?

                  ¿Habéis visitado la Torre de Tokio?


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