俱乐部

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 俱樂部

EtymologyEdit

Literally: "all happy place". Originally coined in Japan as 倶楽部 (kurabu), as a phono-semantic matching of English "club". Later reborrowed into Chinese.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jùlèbù
Zhuyin ㄐㄩˋ ㄌㄜˋ ㄅㄨˋ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕy⁵¹⁻⁵³ lɤ⁵¹⁻⁵³ pu⁵¹/
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NounEdit

俱乐部 (simplified, Pinyin jùlèbù, traditional 俱樂部)

  1. club; group; organisation

ReferencesEdit

  • 2006, Marianne (ed.) Davidson; Julie Kleeman, Sarah Waldram, Collins Chinese Dictionary, edition 2nd edition (in English/Chinese), Glasgow, New York: Collins, ISBN-13 978-0-00-722391-6:
  • "俱乐部" (in Mandarin/English), Dr. Eye. URL accessed on 2009-06-23.
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