WESTERN PERSONAL AND PLACE NAMES IN JAPANESE


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Basic Specifications
COVERAGE The CJKI database of Japanese proper nouns currently has over 1.4 million items, divided in two major modules: (1) personal and place names, and (2) organization and company names.

This module covers some 58,000 Western personal and place names written in Japanese, mostly katakana, accompanied by readings in various formats. Also included are various katakana orthographic variants for the same Western name. For samples, follow the following links:


Field description
Field # Field Name Description
1 ID number preceded by prefixes
WN: Western personal name
BT: Western place name
2 TYPE Code
F Female given name
G Given name (first name, male or female)
M Male given name
P Place name
S Surname
3 JAPANESE Japanese namein kana/kanji orthography
4 READING Reading in hiragana
5 LATIN English or other language equivalent


Western Personal Names Data Sample
IDTYPEJAPANESEREADINGLATIN
WN01500SアントニアあんとにあAntonia
WN22500SイーザーいーざーIser
WN49500SウッドフォードうっどふぉーどWoodford
WN34500SウスペンスキーうすぺんすきーOuspensky
WN24000SケイけいKaye
WN10500SコッテこってCottet
WN18000SゴーゴリごーごりGogol
WN42000GシェーラしぇーらSheila
WN40500SシェフェールしぇふぇーるSchaeffer
WN09000SシャルコーしゃるこーCharcot
WN43500SシュタードレンしゅたーどれんStadlen
WN45000SタラソワたらそわTarasova
WN46500SテュルクてゅるくTurk
WN13500SドゥシャンどぅしゃんDusan
WN12000GニコライにこらいNikolai
WN33000SネディムねでぃむNedim
WN03000SバーラーニばーらーにBarany
WN36000SピガルぴがるPigalle
WN15000SフィアリングふぃありんぐFearing
WN16500SフルツェワふるつぇわFurtseva
WN07500SブーシャンぶーしゃんBuschan
WN19500SヘッケルへっけるHaeckel
WN21000SヘスラーへすらーHessler
WN06000SベットナーべっとなーBottner
WN04500SベルトリーニべるとりーにBertolini
WN27000GマジョリーまじょりーMarjorie
WN30000SマルチュークまるちゅーくMarchuk
WN31500SミラーソンみらーそんMillerson
WN25500GメルビンめるびんMelvin
WN37500SラジャブらじゃぶRajab
WN28500SリュゲりゅげLuguet
WN39000SロニンゲンろにんげんRonningen
WN48000SワルヒャわるひゃWalcha


Orthographic Variants of Western Names
IDTYPEHEADWORDREADINGENGLISH
WN011535SダービットだーびっとDavid
WN011530SダービトだーびとDavid
WN042797GダビットだびっとDavid
WN000347GダビッドだびっどDavid
WN000148GダビドだびどDavid
WN021351GディビットでぃびっとDavid
WN006927GディビッドでぃびっどDavid
WN008014GディビトでぃびとDavid
WN002695GディビドでぃびどDavid
WN007547GデェビットでぇびっとDavid
WN024707GデービットでーびっとDavid
WN000056GデービッドでーびっどDavid
WN000785GデービドでーびどDavid

Western Place Names Data Sample
IDTYPEJAPANESEREADINGLATIN
WP11750P東ベルリンひがしべるりんEast Berlin
WP06750PアコーンテラスあこーんてらすAcorn Terrace
WP07000PアンジェリカあんじぇりかAngelica
WP07250PウィンズローパークうぃんずろーぱーくWinslow Park
WP07500PエッセンえっせんEssen
WP07750PオークブルックおーくぶるっくOak Brook
WP08000PオファーレルおふぁーれるO'Farrell
WP08250PカンタループかんたるーぷCantaloupe
WP08500PキングマンリーフきんぐまんりーふKingman Reef
WP08750PグッドマンぐっどまんGoodman
WP09000PコーナーこーなーCorners
WP09250Pサザンプトン島さざんぷとんとうSouthampton Island
WP09500Pシャーウッド島州立公園しゃーうっどとうしゅうりつこうえんSherwood Island State Park
WP09750PジュリアンじゅりあんJulian
WP10000PスペインすぺいんSpain
WP10250PタイドウォーターたいどうぉーたーTidewater
WP10500PチトーちとーTito
WP11250PハミルトンパークはみるとんぱーくHamilton Park
WP11500Pバヌアツ共和国ばぬあつきょうわこくRepublic of Vanuatu
WP12000PフェリーヒルふぇりーひるFerry Hill
WP12250PフランケンシュタインふらんけんしゅたいんFrankenstein
WP12500PブレイディーぶれいでぃーBrady
WP12750PベルゲンビーチべるげんびーちBergen Beach
WP13000PボールダーレークぼーるだーれーくBoulder Lake
WP13250PマーカスまーかすMarcus
WP13500PマンまんMann
WP13750PモートもーとMort
WP14000PラスベガスらすべがすLas Vegas
WP14250PリバティーパークりばてぃーぱーくLiberty Park
WP14500PレノれのLeno