公安

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 3

Noun[edit]

公安 (hiragana こうあん, romaji kōan)

  1. public safety

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gōng'ān
Zhuyin ㄍㄨㄥ ㄢ
IPA (key) /kʊŋ⁵⁵ ˀa̠n⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

公安 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin gōng'ān)

  1. public security

Usage notes[edit]

  • Whilst gōng'ān (公安) refers to the PRC's own type of police force, equivalent institutions outside China are usually referred to as jǐngchá (警察).

See also[edit]