唐人

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

Noun[edit]

唐人 (hiragana とうじん, romaji tōjin)

  1. Chinese
  2. foreigner (Japanese)

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From 唐朝 (tángcháo, Tang Dynasty), an ancient imperial Chinese dynasty that existed between 618 - 907 and is usually considered one of the more prosperous periods in Chinese history.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin tángrén
Zhuyin ㄊㄤˊ ㄖㄣˊ
IPA (key) /tʰɑŋ³⁵ ʐən³⁵/

Noun[edit]

唐人 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tángrén)

  1. someone from the Tang Dynasty
  2. (by extension) Chinese people in general

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

唐人 (traditional and simplified, POJ tn̂g-lâng)

  1. Chinese people, lit. "people of the Tang [dynasty]"