中山装

MandarinEdit

simpl. 中山
trad. 中山裝

EtymologyEdit

中山 (an alias of Sun Yat-sen's) (suit)

This type of suit was originally worn by Sun Yat-sen, and as such is still named after him in Chinese. In English, it was named after Mao, because it became so closely associated with Mao in the Western imagination.

NounEdit

中山装 (simplified, Pinyin Zhōngshān zhuāng, traditional 中山裝)

  1. Mao suit

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Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 05:42