Китай

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See Russian.

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Китай (Kitájm

  1. China (country in east Asia)

Russian[edit]

Китай
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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic Китай (Kitaй), from a Turkic source, ultimately from Old Turkic Qïtaǰ (Khitan), from Khitan Khita(n), the Mongolic people who ruled Manchuria, then Northern China, then Central Asia from the 9th to 13th centuries. Cognate with Kazakh Қытай (Qıtay), Kyrgyz Кытай (Kıtay), Karachay-Balkar Къытай (Qïtay), Uzbek Xitoy, Turkmen Hytaý (China) and English Cathay, &c.

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Proper noun[edit]

Кита́й (Kitájm inan (genitive Кита́я, nominative plural Кита́и, genitive plural Кита́ев)

  1. China
    в Кита́еv Kitájein China
    в Кита́йv Kitájto China
    из Кита́яiz Kitájafrom China

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Ukrainian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

See Russian.

Proper noun[edit]

Кита́й (Kytájm inan (genitive Кита́ю)

  1. China

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