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beautiful; beauty; America country; state; nation
trad. (美國)
simp. (美国)
 
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EtymologyEdit

From (Měi, abbreviation of 亞美利加亚美利加 (Yàměilìjiā), from English America) + (guó, “nation”). (měi) also means "beautiful", which inspires false etymology.

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美國

  1. the United States; America
    美國佛羅里達大學宣布關閉孔子學院 [MSC, trad.]
    美国佛罗里达大学宣布关闭孔子学院 [MSC, simp.]
    Měiguó Běi Fóluólǐdá Dàxué xuānbù guānbì Kǒngzǐ Xuéyuàn. [Pinyin]
    The University of North Florida, United States, announces the closure of the Confucius Institute.

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

Proper nounEdit

美國 (Miguk) (hangeul 미국)

  1. Hanja form? of 미국 (America, United States).

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VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

美國

  1. Hán tự form of Mĩ Quốc (America, United States).