台灣

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See also: 台湾, 臺灣, and 大灣

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 台湾
trad. 臺灣 or

Etymology[edit]

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Phonetic transliteration of Sirayan term for "foreigner", recorded in Dutch records as "Tayowan" (and other variants), and in Chinese characters as "台窩灣" (and variants 大員, 大圓, 台員, 台圓).

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Táiwān
Zhuyin ㄊㄞˊ ㄨㄢ
IPA (key) /tʰaɪ̯³⁵ u̯a̠n⁵⁵/
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Proper noun[edit]

台灣 (traditional, Pinyin Táiwān, traditional 臺灣 or 台灣, simplified 台湾)

  1. Taiwan

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Min Nan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

台灣 (traditional, POJ Tâi-ôan, traditional 臺灣 or 台灣, simplified 台湾)

  1. (Taiwan) Taiwan

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