Definition of 県

  • prefecture

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ケン
  • ける

Popular Words With This Kanji

県, 縣, けん

prefecture (of Japan), county (of China)

県警, けんけい

prefectural police

同県, どうけん

the same prefecture

都道府県, とどうふけん

administrative divisions of Japan: Tokyo-to, Hokkai-do, Osaka-fu, Kyoto-fu and remaining prefectures

県内, けんない

within the prefecture

県知事, けんちじ

prefectural governor

県議, けんぎ

prefectural assembly

県立, けんりつ

prefectural (institution)

県民, けんみん

citizens of a prefecture

県庁, けんちょう

prefectural office


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