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ChineseEdit

new; newly; meso- (chem.) Zealand
trad. (新西蘭) 西蘭
simp. (新西兰) 西兰
 
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EtymologyEdit

Calque of English New Zealand

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

新西蘭

  1. New Zealand

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
西
にゅー
Grade: 2
じー
Grade: 2
らんど
Jinmeiyō
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English New Zealand. The kanji are ateji (当て字), from Mandarin 新西蘭 (Xīnxīlán).

Proper nounEdit

新西蘭 (katakana ニュージーランド, rōmaji Nyū Jīrando)

  1. Rare spelling of ニュージーランド.