See also: 靑島 and 青岛

Chinese

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green (blue, black); Qinghai province (abbrev.) island
trad. (青島/靑島) /
simp. (青岛)
 
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Etymology

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Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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青島

  1. () Qingdao (a subprovincial city in Shandong, China)

Descendants

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  • English: Qingdao, Tsingtao, Ch'ing-tao

Japanese

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Etymology 1

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Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 3
irregular
Alternative spelling
靑島 (kyūjitai)

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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青島(チンタオ) (Chintao

  1. Qingdao (a subprovincial city in eastern Shandong, in eastern China)

Etymology 2

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Kanji in this term
あお
Grade: 1
しま
Grade: 3
kun'yomi
Alternative spelling
靑島 (kyūjitai)

Proper noun

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(あお)(しま) (Aoshima

  1. a surname

References

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  1. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Publishing, Inc., →ISBN