Nippon

Nippon

[nee-pawn; English ni-pon, nip-on]
noun
a Japanese name of Japan.

Origin:
< Japanese, earlier nit-pon < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese sun + běn origin

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Nippon (ˈnɪpɒn)
 
n
transliteration of a Japanese name for Japan

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