公安

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 3

NounEdit

公安 (hiragana こうあん, romaji kōan)

  1. public safety

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gōng'ān
Zhuyin ㄍㄨㄥ ㄢ
IPA (key) /kʊŋ⁵⁵ ˀa̠n⁵⁵/

NounEdit

公安 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gōng'ān)

  1. public security

Usage notesEdit

  • Whilst gōng'ān (公安) refers to the PRC's own type of police force, equivalent institutions outside China are usually referred to as jǐngchá (警察).

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 07:24