Last modified on 8 April 2015, at 23:30

Cina

See also: cina and cină

IndonesianEdit

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:

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Etymology 1Edit

From English China, through Malay Cina

Proper nounEdit

Cina

  1. (now possibly derogatory) China (the country)
  2. (now possibly derogatory) Chinese (language)

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Usage notesEdit

In Indonesia, this term is still commonly used, but (as of March 12, 2014) it is no longer used by the Indonesian government and most Indonesian-language media due to its racist overtones.

Etymology 2Edit

From Japanese 支那 (Shina), from Chinese 支那 (Zhīnà)

NounEdit

Cina

  1. (pejorative, ethnic slur) Chink, Chinaman (Chinese person)
SynonymsEdit
  • (Chinese person (offensive)): singkek

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ItalianEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Cina f

  1. China. Official name: Repubblica Popolare Cinese

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MalayEdit

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

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EtymologyEdit

From English China, from Persian چین (čīn, Chinese; porcelain), probably from Sanskrit चीन (cīna, a people of south-eastern Tibet).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Cina

  1. China (the country)
  2. Chinese (language)

Alternative formsEdit