中国

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 中國.
(This term, 中国, is the simplified form of 中國.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

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 中国 on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1
こく > ごく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 中國 (literally Central Country)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

中国 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 中國, hiragana ちゅうごく, rōmaji Chūgoku)

  1. China (country in east Asia)
  2. Chugoku (the west area of Japan including 鳥取県, 島根県, 岡山県, 広島県, 山口県)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Zhuang[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

中国 (traditional Sawndip form 中國)

  1. Simplified Sawndip form of Cunghgoz