宁波

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 寧波

Etymology[edit]

From: tranquil; peaceful + waves

Proper noun[edit]

宁波 (simplified, Pinyin Níngbō, traditional 寧波)

  1. Ningbo (a port city in Zhejiang Province, China)

Usage notes[edit]

  • is either nìng (ning4) or níng (ning2), depending on the meaning. In this case, the meaning is peaceful or tranquil (not "would rather"), so it should be níng (ning2).