蓬萊島

See also: 蓬莱岛

Contents

ChineseEdit

Penglai island
trad. (蓬萊島) 蓬萊
simp. (蓬莱岛) 蓬莱

PronunciationEdit


Proper nounEdit

蓬萊島

  1. (obsolete) Synonym of 蓬萊蓬莱 (pénglái).
  2. Synonym of 臺灣台湾 (Táiwān, “Taiwan”).

Usage notesEdit

The legendary Penglai Island is now usually written as 蓬萊仙島蓬莱仙岛 (Pénglái Xiāndǎo) to distinguish it from the term's use to describe the actual island of Taiwan.