支那

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ChineseEdit

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(支那)

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit चीन ‎(cīna).

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

支那

  1. (derogatory) China

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: S

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sinitic, from Sanskrit चीन ‎(cīna, China)

Proper nounEdit

支那 ‎(hiragana しな, romaji Shina)

  1. China (prewar; often derogatory in modern speech)

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