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(新加坡)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English Singapore, from Malay Singapura, from Sanskrit सिंहपुर (siṃhá-pura), from सिंह (siṃha, lion) +‎ पुर (pura, city).

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新加坡

  1. Singapore; (~共和國); Republic of Singapore

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ReferencesEdit

  • Duffus, William (1883), “Singapore”, in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, Swatow: English Presbyterian Mission Press, page 245

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

Proper nounEdit

新加坡

  1. Hán tự form of Tân Gia Ba (Singapore).