Learn the Japanese Word Kouhei

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The Japanese word kouhei, pronounced "koh-huay", means fairness, impartiality, justice, or equity.

Japanese Characters

公平 (こうへい)

Example

Sensei wa bokutachi no iibun o kouhei ni kiitekureta.
先生は僕たちの言い分を公平に聞いてくれた。

Translation: The teacher gave us a fair hearing.

Antonym

Fukouhei (不公平)

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