China

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian چینی (čīnī, Chinese; porcelain), compound of چین (čīn, China) and the suffix ـی (), from Middle Persian 𐭰𐭩𐭭 (čīn, China), ultimately from Sanskrit चीन (cīna).

Typically thought to be derived from the Qin (Wade-Giles: "Ch'in") Dynasty (), though some suggested Jin (Wade-Giles: "Chin") () instead since in ancient Chinese "Qin" had a voiced intial consonant.

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China

  1. A country in East Asia, officially named the People's Republic of China (中华人民共和国).
  2. A region in East Asia comprising the areas governed by the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China (Taiwan).
  3. The civilization of the Chinese people.

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Afrikaans[edit]

Afrikaans Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia af

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From Dutch China.

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China

  1. China

Asturian[edit]

Asturian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ast

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China f

  1. China (country in east Asia)

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nl

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China n

  1. China (country)

German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia de

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): [ˈçiːnaː], colloquially: [ˈʃiːnaː]
  • Austria, Switzerland: [ˈkiːnaː]
  • (file)

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China n

  1. China (country)

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia id

Proper noun[edit]

China

  1. China (country)
  2. Chinese (language)

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Interlingua[edit]

Interlingua Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ia

Proper noun[edit]

China

  1. China (country)

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia ms

Etymology[edit]

From English China, from Middle Persian [script needed] (ṣīn, Chinese; porcelain), probably from Sanskrit चीन (cīna, a people of south-eastern Tibet).

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China

  1. China (country)
  2. Chinese (language)

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Portuguese[edit]

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 China on Portuguese Wikipedia

Wikipedia pt

bandeira da China

Etymology[edit]

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China f

  1. China (country)

Romanian[edit]

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China f

  1. China (country)

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia es

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China f

  1. China (country)

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