See also: Fújiàn


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Etymology 1Edit

From the Hanyu Pinyin[1] romanization of the Mandarin Chinese pronunciation for 福建 (Fújiàn).

Alternative formsEdit


  • IPA(key): /ˌfuːˈd͡ʒæn/, /ˌfuːd͡ʒiˈæn/

Proper nounEdit


  1. A province of People's Republic of China, located on the southeastern coast. Capital: Fuzhou.
    • 1998 May, Li HongZhi, CHINA FALUN GONG (REVISED EDITION) (English Version)[2], Hong Kong: Falun Fo Fa Publishing Co., →ISBN, OCLC 754094128, page 43:
      According to the county annals of Yong Tai in Fujian Province, Chen Jun was born in the first year of Zhong-He time (881 AD.) under the reign of Empire Xi-Zong during the Tang Dynasty.
  2. A province of the Republic of China (Taiwan), consisting of Kinmen (Quemoy) and Matsu (Lienchiang).
    • 2019 June 4, “Kinmen Shueitou Harbor District”, in National Fire Agency[3], archived from the original on 20 September 2020:
      Kinmen is under the jurisdiction of Fujian Province, and is composed of 16 big and small islands with a total area of 178.956 square kilometers, while the geology is composed of granite-gneiss.
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  1. ^ Wan-yao Chou (周婉窈) (2015), “Transliteration Tables”, in Carole Plackitt, Tim Casey, transl., A New Illustrated History of Taiwan[1], Taipei: SMC Publishing, →ISBN, page 430: “Transliterations used in the text / Hanyu pinyin / Chinese characters or Japanese kanji [] Fukien (Fuchien) / Fujian / 福建

Etymology 2Edit

From Fuji +‎ -an.



Fujian (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or related to, Mount Fuji.

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