Китай

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See also: Кітай

Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See Russian.

Proper noun[edit]

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 [Term?] 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 Chinese 契丹, 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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