Definition of 北

  • north

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ホク
  • きた

Popular Words With This Kanji

北朝鮮, きたちょうせん

North Korea

北, きた

north

北海道, ほっかいどう

Hokkaido (northernmost of the four main islands of Japan)

北京, ぺきん

Beijing (China), Peking

南北, なんぼく

south and north

北方, ほっぽう

northern (district), northward

東北, とうほく, ひがしきた

north-east, Tohoku (northernmost six prefectures of Honshu)

北部, ほくぶ

northern part, the north (of a region)

敗北, はいぼく

defeat, to be defeated

北東, ほくとう, きたひがし

northeast


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