交趾

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

  • From ("mix," "intersect," "exchange," "communicate," "deliver") + ("toe," "tracks," "footprints")
  • In the time of Tang Yao, the term Jiaozhi referred to anything south of the Five Ridges (Dayu, Qitian, Dupang, Mengzhu and Yuecheng) of Guangdong and Guangxi. During the Han Dynasty, Jiaozhi was established as the Jiaozhi Commandery (交趾) for the administrative control of what is now the northern part of Vietnam.

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交趾 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Jiāozhǐ)

  1. an ancient name for the northern part of Vietnam

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Vietnamese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(Giao Chỉ)

  1. an ancient name for the northern part of Vietnam

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