Yamato

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Yamato
Family name
PronunciationYamato
Region of originJapanese
Footnotes: [1]
 
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Not to be confused with Yamamoto or Daiwa.

Yamato (大和?) was originally the area around today's Sakurai City in Nara Prefecture of Japan. Later the term was used as the name of the province and also as an ancient name of Japan. The term was semantically extended to mean “Japan” or “Japanese” in general.

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Yamato
Family name
PronunciationYamato
Region of originJapanese
Footnotes: [1]

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Main article: Yamato (ship)

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Yamato is usually written as "大和", but these two characters can also be read as "Daiwa" or "Taiwa."

Yamato may erroneously refer to:

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  1. ^ 1990 Census Name Files

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