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ChineseEdit

day; sky; heaven country; state; nation
trad. (天國)
simp. (天国)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

天國

  1. Kingdom of Heaven; paradise; heaven
    可惜天國不能我們團圓 [MSC, trad.]
    可惜天国不能我们团圆 [MSC, simp.]
    Kěxī tā zài tiānguó, bùnéng yǔ wǒmen tuányuán. [Pinyin]
    It's a shame she is in heaven and cannot reunite with us.

Proper nounEdit

天國

  1. the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom

Usage notesEdit

Standard practice in the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom was to write this word as , where the first character was written with the upper horizontal stroke longer than the lower horizontal stroke, and the second character had its phonetic component replaced by (wáng, “king”).

SynonymsEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

天國 (cheon-guk) (hangeul 천국)

  1. Hanja form? of 천국 (heaven).