中国

CantoneseEdit

simpl.
trad. 中國

Proper nounEdit

中国 (simplified, Jyutping zung1 gwok3, traditional 中國, simplified 中国)

  1. China

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1
こく > ごく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

中国 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 中國, hiragana ちゅうごく, romaji Chūgoku)

  1. (country) China
  2. Chugoku area (the west area of Japan) (includes 鳥取県, 島根県, 岡山県, 広島県, 山口県)
  3. Nakatsu-kuni

Derived termsEdit

  • 中国語 (Chūgoku-go): Chinese language
  • 中国人 (Chūgoku-jin): Chinese people, Chinese person
  • 中国料理 (Chūgokuryōri) Chinese cuisine
  • 中国地方 (Chūgoku-chihō): Chugoku-area (in Japan)

ReferencesEdit


MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 中國

EtymologyEdit

From  ("center, central") +  ("country, kingdom").

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

中国 (simplified, Pinyin Zhōngguó, traditional 中國)

  1. China
    中国首都北京
    Zhōngguó de shǒudū shì Běijīng
    The capital of China is Beijing.
    现在中国旅行
    Tā xiànzài zài Zhōngguó lǚxíng
    He's travelling around China right now.
    喜欢中国文学
    Nǐ xǐhuān zhōngguó wénxué ma?
    Do you like Chinese literature?

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See alsoEdit

  • (Huá-) (abbreviation)

Min NanEdit

simpl.
trad. 中國

Proper nounEdit

中国 (simplified, POJ Tiong-kok, traditional 中國, simplified 中国)

  1. China

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 02:05