See also: 米國 and 米国

ChineseEdit

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

Attested as early as 1854, possibly as an abbreviation of 亞美理駕洲大合眾國亚美理驾洲大合众国 (“United States of America”), attested in the Treaty of Wanghia [1844]. (měi) also means "beautiful", which inspires false etymology.

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Proper nounEdit

美國

  1. United States, America (a country in North America)
    美國權利法案美国权利法案  ―  Měiguó Quánlì Fǎ'àn  ―  the United States Bill of Rights
    申請美國旅遊簽證拒簽 [MSC, trad.]
    申请美国旅游签证拒签 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ dì yī cì shēnqǐng Měiguó lǚyóu qiānzhèng bèi jùqiān le. [Pinyin]
    I was rejected when I applied for a tourist visa for the United States for the first time.
    20世紀60年代美國人工智能出現爆發性發展 [MSC, trad.]
    20世纪60年代美国人工智能出现爆发性发展 [MSC, simp.]
    Zài èrshí shìjì liùshí niándài, Měiguó réngōng zhìnéng chūxiàn le bàofāxìng de fāzhǎn. [Pinyin]
    The United States saw an explosive development in artificial intelligence during the 1960s.

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Sino-Xenic (美國):
  • Korean: 미국 (美國, miguk)
  • Vietnamese: Mĩ Quốc (美國)

Others:

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

Proper nounEdit

美國 (Miguk) (hangeul 미국)

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

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

Proper nounEdit

美國

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