支那

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Chinese[edit]

 
(a measure word); to support; to sustain; to erect; to raise; branch; division; to draw money
 
that; those; (sometimes used before a measure word, especially in Beijing); how; which
simp. and trad.
(支那)

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Proper noun[edit]

支那

  1. (derogatory) China

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: S

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Etymology[edit]

Sinitic, from Sanskrit चीन (cīna, China)

Proper noun[edit]

支那 (hiragana しな, romaji Shina)

  1. China (prewar; often derogatory in modern speech)

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