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new high mountain
simp. and trad.
(新高山)
 
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EtymologyEdit

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 新高山.

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

新高山

  1. (historical) Former name of 玉山, the tallest mountain on Taiwan Island, during the island's Japanese occupation.

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にい
Grade: 2
たか
Grade: 2
やま
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Torii and Ushinosuke's discovery in 1900 that Yushan was higher than Mount Fuji in the Japanese Islands.

Proper nounEdit

新高山 (hiragana にいたかやま, rōmaji Niitakayama)

  1. (historical) Former name of 玉山, the highest mountain on Taiwan Island.