Китай

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Bulgarian[edit]

Китай

Proper noun[edit]

Китай ‎(Kitájm

  1. China (country in east Asia)

Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic Китай ‎(Kitaй), from a Turkic source; Compare Kazakh Қытай ‎(Qıtay), Kyrgyz Кытай ‎(Kıtay), Uzbek Xitoy, Turkmen Hytaý ‎(China); from Old Turkic Qïtaǰ "Khitan", from Mandarin 契丹 ‎(Qìdān, Khitan), the Chinese name of a Mongolian tribe who ruled Manchuria from 907-1115 CE.

Cognate with Spanish Catay and English Cathay.

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Proper noun[edit]

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

  1. China
    в Кита́е‎ ― v Kitáje ― in China
    в Кита́й‎ ― v Kitáj ― to China
    из Кита́я‎ ― iz Kitája ― from China

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Ukrainian[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Кита́й ‎(Kytájm inan ‎(genitive Кита́ю)

  1. China

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