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See also: 汕头



Swatow head; (noun suffix)
trad. (汕頭)
simp. (汕头)
Wikipedia has articles on:
汕頭 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Shantou (English)


Proper nounEdit


  1. () Shantou, a city in the Chaoshan region of Guangdong, China


Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 2

Etymology 1Edit

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Proper nounEdit

汕頭 (hiragana せんとう, rōmaji Sentō)

  1. Shantou

Etymology 2Edit

Likely from English Swatow.

Proper nounEdit

汕頭 (katakana スワトウ, rōmaji Suwatō, historical katakana スワタウ)

  1. Shantou