Definitions

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  • noun a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building

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Examples

  • I think a more modern dialog about the focus on craft in the shape of the whole Keidanren discussion about “monozukuri no nihon” is also about this obsession around quality and focus on craft rather than on the “money game” - another name for a kind of irresponsible desire for social mobility.

    Néojaponisme » Blog Archive » Otaku and Zen Buddhism?

  • Keidanren discussion about “monozukuri no nihon” is also about this obsession around quality and focus on craft rather than on the “money game”

    Néojaponisme » Blog Archive » Otaku and Zen Buddhism?

  • Japanese consumers were once so rich they would be willing to spend premium prices on high-quality items and due to cartels often had no choice, but now the kings of retail are not monozukuri no nihon but Uniqlo, Nitori, Shimamura, etc.

    Néojaponisme » Blog Archive » Otaku and Zen Buddhism?

  • With a quick search for the key phrases “japan”, “nippon”, “nihon” and “tokyo” and a sort, I condensed the 600 or more hits down to the short list below of the top twenty most visited Japan-related domain names.

    My typical reader: underemployed oyaji!

  • Fujita, Masakatsu and Bret W. Davis (eds.), 2005, Sekai no naka no nihon no tetsugaku [Japanese Philosophy in the W.rld],

    The Kyoto School

  • Fujita, Masakatsu and Bret W. Davis (eds.), 2005, Sekai no naka no nihon no tetsugaku [Japanese Philosophy in the W.rld],

    The Kyoto School

  • I remember the dance of our nihon buyoh master in the war cemetery of Sandakan amidst the gravestones of the British and Australian soldiers who had died.

    TODAYonline

  • nihon = Japan nihon no terebi = A Japanese television.

    Contradictions with authors' accounts of Etruscan word Rasna

  • welcome back! gaaaaaah, all that carby goodness, i heart nihon no pan, too. anthony hates the stuff, but i love its squishy mochi-mochi goodness, and how it approximates other countries' breads but manages to be wholly unique.

    Tuna Toast

  • All I know is I don’t want my ‘nihon-shu’ to taste like squid.

    Edible Sake Bottles Made From Sun-Dried Squid | Inhabitat

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  • Usual modern Japanese name of Japan: etymology Nihon < Nifon < Nipon < Nippon < two Chinese words meaning "sun origin".

    Psst, WeirdNet, re definition 2: the War is over.

    December 3, 2008