From French Cochin-China; from Portuguese corruption of Ko-chen, + China to distinguish from the Indian town of Cochin (which has a different etymology).
- A former region comprising southern Vietnam and part of Cambodia.
- Portuguese: Cochinchina
- Khmer: កូសាំងស៊ីន (ko sang sin), កូសាំងចិន (ko sang jen)
- Russian: Кохинхи́на (ru) (Koxinxína) f
Last modified on 20 May 2013, at 13:19
- ^ “Cochin-china” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).