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Type Political Subdivision & Settlement
Usage Japanese
Scripts 鹿児島(Japanese Kanji) かごしま(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. /kä.ɡo̞.ɕi.mä/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Japanese 鹿子 (kako) meaning "fawn, young deer" and 島 (shima) meaning "island". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Added 1/23/2015 by m4yb3_daijirou
Edited 10/8/2021 by HL, japanese_names, Mike C and more