چین

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See also: حين‎, خين‎, جئن‎, جین, and خین

Central Kurdish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

چین (çîn)

  1. China

Persian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ʃin], [t͡ʃiːn]

Noun[edit]

چین (čin) (plural چین‌ها (čin-hâ))

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

From Middle Persian 𐭰𐭩𐭭 (čīn, China), ultimately from Sanskrit चीन (cīna).

Proper noun[edit]

چین (čin)

  1. China
    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

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Urdu[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

چین (cīnm (Hindi spelling चीन)

  1. China