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Type Settlement
Usage Japanese
Scripts 札幌(Japanese Kanji) さっぽろ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. SAP-PO-RO  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Ainu サッ・ポロ・ペッ (sat poro pet) meaning "dry, great river", referring to the Toyohira River. This is the name of the capital city of Hokkaido prefecture, Japan.
Added 8/8/2019 by wh0sbad
Edited 9/9/2021 by HL