Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
蝦夷
Kana Reading
えぞ, えみし
Romaji
ezo, emishi
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    peoples formerly of northern Japan with distinct language and culture (i.e. the Ainu)
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    Yezo (northern part of Meiji-era Japan, esp. Hokkaido, but also Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands)

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