支那

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)

Derived termsEdit

  • 支那蕎麦 (しなそば, shina soba, Chinese noodles, ramen)
  • 支那竹 (しなちく, Shinachiku): Menma (cooked bamboo sprout, a kind of ramen topping)

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Zhīnà
Zhuyin ㄓ ㄋㄚˋ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁵⁵ na̠⁵¹/

Proper nounEdit

支那 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Zhīnà)

  1. (derogatory) China
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 18:04