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ChineseEdit

 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); ‑ly
 
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
ocean; sea
simp. and trad.
(地中海)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Calque of Latin Mare Mediterraneum, first attested in the 1602 坤輿萬國全圖 (Kunyu Wanguo Quantu) world map.

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

地中海

  1. the Mediterranean Sea (a sea between Europe and Africa)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (地中海):

NounEdit

地中海

  1. Alternative term for 陸間海陆间海 (“mediterranean sea”).
  2. (colloquial) crown baldness

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
ちゅう
Grade: 1
かい
Grade: 2
kan’on
 地中海 on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Chinese 地中海

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

地中海 (hiragana ちちゅうかい, rōmaji Chichūkai)

  1. the Mediterranean Sea (a sea between Europe and Africa)

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

Proper nounEdit

地中海 (Jijunghae) (hangeul 지중해)

  1. Hanja form? of 지중해 (Mediterranean Sea).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

Proper nounEdit

地中海

  1. Hán tự form of Địa Trung Hải (Mediterranean Sea).