Dongyi

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the pinyin romanization of the Mandarin Chinese 東夷 (Dōngyí)

Proper nounEdit

Dongyi

  1. (historical) a cultural group of ancient China centered in what is now Shandong province whose name was subsequently used in Chinese to describe "barbarian" peoples generally

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • Lai, a Dongyi kingdom
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