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ChineseEdit

Siam
 
to collect; to gather; to catch; to shift; gauze
trad. (暹羅)
simp. (暹罗)
 
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暹羅

EtymologyEdit

Short for 暹羅斛暹罗斛 (as recorded in the History of Ming), which was a combined name for two states in modern-day Thailand:

The two kingdoms merged in the mid-14th century to become the Ayutthaya Kingdom, and the combined Chinese name 暹羅 remained in use to refer to subsequent Thai kingdoms.

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

暹羅

  1. (historical) Siam (old name for Thailand)

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: S
Irregular

PronunciationEdit

  • (Irregular reading)

Proper nounEdit

暹羅 (katakana シャム, rōmaji Shamu)

  1. Alternative spelling of シャム (Siam)