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I found a very long answer on Yahoo Chiebukuro:「東京の四ツ谷に勤務することになりました。疑問・・・」 which offers one theory that Yotsuya is originally an Ainu place name meaning "many valleys". Whether Ainu or not, the "yomi" (pronunciation) came first, and then in the Meiji era the formal "hyouki" Kanji for public facilities were decided. As it happens, there are some minor ...


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The most used word that sounds 'あこ' is '吾子,' which is a very oldish expression meaning "my child" that appears pretty often in old anthologies like 万葉集. When you input 'ako' in MS Word, you get '亜子,' '阿子,' '阿古,' and '阿児' as a conversion. '亜子' is a pretty familiar name of women. But I don't know what the last two words mean, and if they make sense. アコ in ...


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あこ as a Japanese girl name, can be displayed in a lot of different Kanji characters, depending on what the parents choose (They're all pronounced the same as AKO). For examples: 亜子、亜來、亜古、亜呼、亜心、亜湖、 亜琥、亜瑚、亜胡、亜香、亜恋 吾子ーー>(These two characters meaning "my child") 和心----> (could mean "harmonious heart") For those above beginning with Kanji "亜", which means ...



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