Tâi-ôan

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Min Nan[edit]

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Tâi-ôan

  1. 臺灣/台灣: Taiwan
  2. 臺員/臺圓: (historical) Tayoan (peninsula near present-day Tainan, Taiwan, as well as Taiwan itself)

Usage notes[edit]

  • In isolation, the character "" is usually read as "oan" (e.g., 海灣). The reading of "ôan" here is an exception stemming from the historical variants 臺員 and 臺圓, properly read as "Tâi-ôan".

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