Definition of 郷

  • home town
  • village
  • native place
  • district

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • キョウ
  • ゴウ
  • さと

Popular Words With This Kanji

里, 郷, さと

village, hamlet, countryside, country, home (of one's parents, etc.), hometown, one's origins, one's upbringing, one's past

故郷, 古里, 旧里, 故里, ふるさと, こきょう, きゅうり

home town, birthplace, old village, historic village, native place, one's old home

郷土, きょうど

native place, birth-place, one's old home

本郷, ほんごう

one's hometown

郷里, きょうり

birth-place, home town

帰郷, ききょう

homecoming, return to one's home

郷愁, きょうしゅう

nostalgia, homesickness

同郷, どうきょう

same village, same town, same province

生まれ故郷, うまれこきょう

one's birthplace

望郷, ぼうきょう

homesickness, nostalgia


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