Китай

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Adyghe[edit]

Китай

Etymology[edit]

From Russian Китай (Kitaj), from Old East Slavic Китай (Kitaj), cognate Kyrgyz Кытай (Kıtay), Karachay-Balkar Къытай (Qïtay), Uzbek Xitoy, Turkmen Hytaý and Chinese 契丹 (Qìdān), English Cathay, &c.

Proper noun[edit]

Китай (Kitāj)

  1. China (a region and country in East Asia)

Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Russian Кита́й (Kitáj). See there for more.

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Proper noun[edit]

Кита́й (Kitájm

  1. China (a region and country in East Asia)

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References[edit]

  • Китай in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Institut za bǎlgarski ezik)
  • Китай in Rečnik na bǎlgarskija ezik (Čitanka.Info)

Old East Slavic[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Китай (Kitajm

  1. China (a region and country in East Asia)

Russian[edit]

Китай
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Etymology[edit]

From Old East Slavic Китай (Kitaj), from a Turkic source, ultimately from Old Turkic Qïtaǰ(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 (Qìdān), English Cathay, &c.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kʲɪˈtaj]
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Proper noun[edit]

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

  1. China (a region and country in East Asia)
    в Кита́еv Kitájein China
    в Кита́йv Kitájto China
    из Кита́яiz Kitájafrom China

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Ukrainian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Russian Кита́й (Kitáj). See there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Кита́й (Kytájm inan (genitive Кита́ю)

  1. China (a region and country in East Asia)

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Yakut[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian Кита́й (Kitáj).

Proper noun[edit]

Китай (Kitay)

  1. China (a region and country in East Asia)
    Китай Народнай РеспубликатаKitay Narodnay Respublikatathe People’s Republic of China
    Китай РеспубликатаKitay Respublikatathe Republic of China

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See also[edit]

  • кытат (kıtat, warm land in the south where birds migrate to for winter, dialectal)