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Type Settlement
Usage Japanese
Scripts 長谷(Japanese Kanji) はせ(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. HA-SEH

Meaning & History

Etymologically from Japanese (hatsu) meaning "anchorage" and (se) meaning "shallows". The spelling of 長谷 is from a shortening of 長谷 の 泊瀬 (nagatani no hatsuse) meaning "long valley of Hatsuse" [1]. This is the name of a place in Sakurai, Japan.