See also: 台北

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ChineseEdit

 
(measure word); platform; stage; terrace; stand; support; desk; station; broadcasting station
north
trad. (臺北/台北) /
simp. (台北)

EtymologyEdit

Officially, with the creation of Taipeh Prefecture (臺北府) in 1875

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

臺北

  1. Taipei

Usage notesEdit

  • Although use of the full traditional form of 臺 is encouraged by the ROC Ministry of Education,[1] the simplified form 台北 is now more common than 臺北 in Taiwan and areas where traditional Chinese is normally used.

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (臺北):

Others:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Shih Hsiu-chuan (14 Dec 2010), “Premier respects ‘choice’ on spelling”, in Taipei Times[1], retrieved 8 Jan 2015, page 3

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 2
Irregular

Proper nounEdit

臺北 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 台北, hiragana たいぺい, katakana タイペイ, rōmaji Taipei)

  1. Kyūjitai spelling of 台北: Taipei

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

Proper nounEdit

臺北 (Daebuk) (hangeul 대북)

  1. Hanja form? of 대북, “Taipei”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

Proper nounEdit

臺北

  1. Hán tự form of Đài Bắc, “Taipei