唐山

Min NanEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Tang mountain, refers to the area that eventually came under the jurisdiction of the Tang Dynasty (唐朝). 唐山人 refers to the people who come from that area.

Proper nounEdit

唐山 (traditional and simplified, POJ Tn̂g-soaⁿ)

  1. (Taiwanese Hokkien) China (mainland)
  2. Tangshan (city in China)

Usage notesEdit

an old-fashioned term for mainland China.

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Last modified on 26 March 2014, at 08:30