چین

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See also: حين, خين, جئن, جین, and خین

Central Kurdish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Northern Kurdish Çîn
Central Kurdish چین(çîn)

چین⁩ (çîn)

  1. China (a country in Asia)

Khalaj[edit]

Noun[edit]

چین⁩ (çîin) (definite accusativeچینی⁩, pluralچینلَر⁩)

  1. Arabic spelling of çîin (shoulder)

Declension[edit]

Old Anatolian Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Chinese (t͡ɕiɪn, true; real). Compare Old Uyghur [script needed] (čïn, true, real), Azerbaijani çin, Bashkir ысын (ısın), Tatar чын (çın), Kazakh шын (şyn), Uzbek chin, Khakas сын (sın),0 Tuvan шын (şın, true, real), Yakut дьиҥ (jiñ).

Adjective[edit]

چین⁩ (çin)

  1. true, real, accurate.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persianچین(čīn, China).

Proper noun[edit]

چین⁩ (Çin)

  1. China (a country in Asia)

Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Readings
Classical reading? čīn
Dari reading? čīn
Iranian reading? čin
Tajik reading? čin

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps lexicalization of the stem ⁧چیدن(čidan, to gather up, to fold, to be put closer together). Cognate with Khotanese tcāna-, meaning "wrinkle."

Noun[edit]

چین (čin) (pluralچین‌ها(čin-hâ))

  1. wrinkle
  2. crease
  3. fold
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Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Middle Persian𐭰𐭩𐭭(čīn, China), likely from Gandhari𐨕𐨁𐨣(cina), from Sanskrit चीन (cīna), likely from Old Chinese (OC *zin).

Proper noun[edit]

Dari چین
Iranian Persian
Tajik Чин, Хитой

چین (čin)

  1. China (a country in Asia)
    جمهوری چین⁩ ― jomhuri-ye činthe Republic of China
    جمهوری خلق چین⁩ ― jomhuri-ye xalq-e činthe People's Republic of China
  2. (obsolete) East Turkestan
Related terms[edit]

Urdu[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Sanskrit शान्ति (śānti). Doublet of ⁧شانتی(śānti).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

چَین (cainm (Hindi spelling चैन)

  1. comfort, tranquility, at rest, quiet, peace
    Synonyms:امن(amn), ⁧سکون(sukūn), ⁧آرام(ārām)
Declension[edit]
Declension of ⁧چین
singular plural
direct چین(chain) چین(chain)
oblique چین(chain) چینوں(chainō̃)
vocative چین(chain) چینو(chainō)

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English chain.

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

چین (cenf (Hindi spelling चेन)

  1. a golden chain (a piece of jewellery)
  2. (literally) chain
    Synonym:زنجیر(zanjīr)
Declension[edit]
Declension of ⁧چین
singular plural
direct چین(chen) چینیں(chenẽ)
oblique چین(chen) چینوں(chenõ)
vocative چین(chen) چینو(cheno)

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit चीन (cīna). Possibly influenced by Classical Persianچین(čīn, China).

Proper noun[edit]

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چِین (cīnm (Hindi spelling चीन)

  1. China (a country in Asia)
  2. Sino-
    پاک چین سرحد⁩ ― pāk cīn sarḥadSino-Pak border
  3. CHN, China (ISO)

Etymology 4[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Persianچین(čīn, wrinkle).

Noun[edit]

چِین (cīnm (Hindi spelling चीन)

  1. frown, pucker, wrinkle
Declension[edit]
Declension of ⁧چین
singular plural
direct چین(cīn) چین(cīn)
oblique چین(cīn) چینوں(cīnō̃)
vocative چین(cīn) چینو(cīnō)

References[edit]

  • چین”, in اُردُو لُغَت(urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • چین”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت(rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.

Ushojo[edit]

Adverb[edit]

چین⁩ (čīn)

  1. now, right now