Yanjing

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pinyin transliteration Yānjīng of Mandarin Chinese 燕京, composed of (Yān, the name of one of the powers of the Warring States Period during the Zhou Dynasty) and (jīng, "capital").

Proper noun[edit]

Yanjing

  1. (historical) An ancient city located within present-day Beijing, the capital of Ji and Yan.
  2. (informal) An epithet of modern Beijing.
  3. A brand of beer.