is a Japanese name. It may refer to:


* Akita Prefecture (秋田県), a northern Japanese prefecture on the island of Honshū--
* Akita, Akita (秋田市), the capital of Akita Prefecture

Real people

* Masami Akita (秋田昌美; born 1956), musician, also known as Merzbow
* Akita Sanesue (秋田実季; 1576–1660), daimyo (feudal ruler)
* Akita Toshisue (秋田俊季), son of Sanesue


* Our Lady of Akita Marian apparitions
* Akita clan
* Akita Domain, also known as Kubota Domain
* Akita Shinkansen (秋田新幹線), a high speed train line between Tokyo and Akita City
* Akita Station a train station on the Akita Shinkansen and other lines
* Akita Inu (秋田犬), a breed of dog from Akita Prefecture
* Akita Shoten, a Japanese publishing company
* American Akita, a breed of dog possibly distinct from, but a derivative of, the Akita Inu

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Akita — bezeichnet: die Präfektur Akita in Japan die Hauptstadt dieser Präfektur, siehe Akita (Akita) einen Landkreis in der historischen japanischen Provinz Dewa: Akita gun (Dewa) einen japanischen Klan: Akita (Klan) einen anderen Namen für das Lehen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Akita — puede referirse a: ● La prefectura de Akita, Japón. ● La ciudad de Akita, capital de la prefectura. ● Akita Inu, una raza de perro originaria de Japón. * * * ► Prefectura de Japón, al NO de la isla de Hondo; 11 611 km 2 y 1 227 000 h. Cap., la c …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Akita — Akita,   Hauptstadt der Präfektur (Ken) Akita (11 613 km2, 1,22 Mio. Einwohner), auf der japanischen Hauptinsel Honshū, 302 000 Einwohner; Universität und Fachschulen;   Wirtschaft:   Herstellung von Holz , Seiden …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Akita — Akita1 [ə kēt′ə, äkēt′ə] n. [after Akita prefecture, Japan, where orig. bred] any of a breed of large, powerful dog with a thick coat, erect ears, and a bushy, curled tail Akita2 [ə kēt′ə, äkēt′ə] city in N Honshu, Japan, on the Sea of Japan: pop …   English World dictionary

  • Akita — Akita, Kenhauptstadt in Japan (im NW. von Hondo), am Ommonogo, (1903) 34.350 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Akita — /ˈakita/ (say ahkeetah) noun 1. a seaport in northern Japan, on Honshu island. 2. one of a Japanese breed of dog, valued as a guard dog and for hunting …   Australian English dictionary

  • Akita — 39°43′1.527″N 140°6′20.919″E / 39.71709083, 140.10581083 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Akita — /euh kee teuh/, n. 1. a seaport on N Honshu, in N Japan, on the Sea of Japan. 284,830. 2. (sometimes l.c.) one of a Japanese breed of large, muscular dogs having a broad head with erect ears, a stiff coat of brown, red, black, or brindle color,… …   Universalium

  • Akita — El término Akita puede referirse a: La prefectura de Akita en Japón. La ciudad de Akita, capital de la prefectura homónima. La raza de perro Akita Inu originaria de Japón. El símbolo Cabimense que suele representar el sitio donde se ubica algún… …   Wikipedia Español

  • akita — I. äˈkēd.ə noun ( s) Etymology: Japanese : a Japanese breed of spitzlike dogs II. adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: from Akita, Japan …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.