Поднебесная

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Etymology[edit]

под- + -небес- (небеса) + -ная (suffix) – “(the country) under Heavens”, calque of Chinese 天下 ‎(Tiānxià, Under Heaven).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pədʲnʲɪˈbʲesnəjə]

Proper noun[edit]

Поднебе́сная ‎(Podnebésnajaf inan ‎(genitive Поднебе́сной)

  1. (poetic) China, Celestial Empire (also ironical)

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