ChineseEdit

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(脂那)

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit चीन (cīna).

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/3
Initial () (23) (8)
Final () (15) (94)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕiɪ/ /nɑ/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕi/ /nɑ/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕjɪ/ /nɑ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/ci/ /na/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕi/ /nɑ/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕi/ /nɑ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕi/ /nɑ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
zhī nuó

Proper nounEdit

脂那

  1. (obsolete, Buddhism) Alternative form of 支那 (Zhīnà, “China”).

Usage notesEdit

Unlike 支那 (Zhīnà), this term is neutral and no longer in use.

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