蓬萊仙島

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Penglai, a mythical eastern isle of the blessed in Chinese mythology immortal island
trad. (蓬萊仙島) 蓬萊
simp. (蓬莱仙岛) 蓬莱
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EtymologyEdit

From the addition of (xiān, “Taoist immortal”) to the earlier 蓬萊島蓬莱岛 (Péngláidǎo, “Penglai Island”) to distinguish it from Formosa, an actual island which had gained that name as a poetic epithet

Proper nounEdit

蓬萊仙島

  1. Alternative term for 蓬萊