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metropolis; capital city; all; both (if two things are involved); entirely; even; already
city walls; city; town
simp. and trad.
(都城)
 
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NounEdit

都城

  1. national capital
  2. (archaic, historical) fief

Usage notesEdit

When translating the English term capital city, use 首都 (shǒudū) when referring to the capital of a country, 首府 (shǒufǔ) when referring to the capital of a state or autonomous region, and 省會省会 (shěnghuì) when referring to the capital of a province. Alternative terms for the capital of a country include 國都国都 (guódū), 京城 (jīngchéng), 京都 (jīngdū), 京邑 (jīngyì) and 都城 all of which are more commonly used in literary language.

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Proper nounEdit

都城

  1. () Miyakonojō, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan