英吉利

ChineseEdit

 
flower; hero; brave
flower; hero; brave; outstanding; (abbrev) Britain; English
trad. (英吉利) 吉利
simp. #(英吉利) 吉利
alternative forms 𠸄咭唎
𠸄咭㴝
𠸄咕唎
英圭黎
英機黎英机黎

EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic matching from a word in a European language meaning English. Compare English English (adjective), Portuguese inglês (English, adjective), Japanese イギリス (Igirisu, UK; Britain; England).

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PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

英吉利

  1. (dated) Alternative name for 英格蘭英格兰 (Yīnggélán, “England”).

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Sino-Xenic (英吉利):
  • Vietnamese: Anh Cát Lợi (英吉利)

Others:

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4

Grade: S
りす
Grade: 4
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

The kanji are ateji (当て字), from Mandarin 英吉利 (Yīngjílì, England).

Proper nounEdit

英吉利(イギリス) (Igirisu

  1. Dated spelling of イギリス.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

Proper nounEdit

英吉利

  1. Hán tự form of Anh Cát Lợi (England).