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How to say Country In Japanese?

KanjiHiragana
国くに
Pronunciation: kuni
How to Say It Outloud: koo-nee
Usage: used to refer to a country or a nation
Example Sentence Japanese:日本は美しい国です。
Example Sentence English:Japan is a beautiful country.
Katakana
クニ
Pronunciation: kuni
How to Say It Outloud: koo-nee
Usage: katakana version; used when writing foreign loan words or for stylistic purposes
Example Sentence Japanese:彼のクニはアメリカです。
Example Sentence English:His country is America.

Dictionary

国くにCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
  • country; state
Noun
  • region
Noun
  • national government; central government
Noun
  • home (i.e. hometown, home country)
Noun
  • province (of Japan)
Noun
  • land; earth
国土こくどCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • country; territory; domain; realm
Wikipedia definition
  • Country
国家こっかCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • state; country; nation
Wikipedia definition
  • State (polity)
田園でんえんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun
  • the country; countryside; rural districts
Noun
  • cultivated land; fields
Place
  • Den'en
邦家ほうか
Noun
  • country; one's own country
地方ちほうCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • district; region; area; locality
Noun
  • the country; countryside; the provinces; rural area
Noun
  • civilian society
Place
  • Jikata
外国がいこくCommon wordjlpt-n5
Noun
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
  • foreign country
隣国りんごくCommon word
Noun
  • neighbouring country; neighboring country; adjacent country
本国ほんごくCommon word
Noun
  • home country; one's own country; country of origin
Noun
  • suzerain country (from the perspective of the vassal state); colonizing country
Noun
  • country of one's ancestors
Noun
  • this country
カントリーカントリー
Noun
  • country; countryside
Noun
  • country; country and western
Noun
  • country; nation
全国ぜんこくCommon wordjlpt-n3
Noun
  • the whole country
我が国わがくにCommon word
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
Noun
  • our country; our land; one's own country
他国たこくCommon word
Noun
Suru verb
  • foreign country; other country
Noun
Suru verb
  • another province
Noun
Suru verb
  • strange land; alien land
各国かっこくCommon word
Noun
  • each country; every country; various countries; all countries
でんしゃ
Noun
  • country; country home
ほうこく
Noun
  • country; state
Noun
  • various countries
御国みくに
Noun
  • country
Noun
  • Japan
国産こくさんCommon wordjlpt-n1
Noun which may take the genitive case particle 'no'
Noun
  • domestically produced; domestic; Japanese-made
出国しゅっこくCommon word
Noun
Suru verb
Intransitive verb
  • departure from a country; leaving a country
本土ほんどCommon word
Noun
  • mainland; the country proper
Noun
  • native country; country where one was born
Noun
  • pure land; Buddha realm
Wikipedia definition
  • Mainland

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