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Type Political Subdivision & Settlement
Usage Japanese
Scripts 熊本(Japanese Kanji) くまもと(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. /kɯᵝ.mä.mo̞.to̞/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Japanese 熊 (kuma) meaning "bear" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Added 8/13/2021 by japanese_names
Edited 10/8/2021 by HL