See also: Tiong-kok

Indonesian edit

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Etymology edit

From Hokkien 中國中国 (Tiong-kok).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [tiˈjo̞ŋ.ko̞k̚]
  • Hyphenation: Ti‧ong‧kok

Proper noun edit


  1. China: the principal state in this country, including (historical) an empire under various dynasties and (since 1949) the People's Republic of China.
    Hyponyms: Republik Rakyat Tiongkok, Republik Tiongkok

Adjective edit


  1. Chinese: of, from, or related to the People's Republic of China.

Usage notes edit

This word is restored for Indonesian official government use as the presidential decision was passed and replaced Cina (China).[1] This guide is followed by most Indonesian-language mass media.

Synonyms edit

  • (China): Cina (now possibly derogatory)

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References edit

  1. ^ Pencabutan Surat Edaran Presidium Kabinet Ampera Nomor SE-06/PRES.KAB/6/1967, Tanggal 28 Juni 1967. 2014. (Keputusan Presiden Nomor 12 Tahun 2014).

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