得莫克拉西

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.
西

EtymologyEdit

Obsolete transliteration of English democracy, replaced by 民主 ("people rule").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin démòkèlāxī
Zhuyin ㄉㄜˊ ㄇㄛˋ ㄎㄜˋ ㄌㄚ ㄒㄧ
IPA (key) /tɤ³⁵ mu̯ɔ⁵¹⁻⁵³ kʰɤ⁵¹ la̠⁵⁵ ɕi⁵⁵/

NounEdit

得莫克拉西 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin démòkèlāxī)

  1. (archaic) democracy

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2006, Daniel Kane, The Chinese Language: Its History and Current Usage (in English/Chinese), Singapore: Tuttle Publishing, ISBN 0-8048-3853-4:
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