Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 09:51

支那

ChineseEdit

 
(a measure word); to support; to sustain; to erect; to raise; branch; division; to draw money
 
that; those; (sometimes used before a measure word, especially in Beijing); how; which
simp. and trad.
(支那)

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)

Derived termsEdit