中山

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Chinese[edit]

 
middle; center; within
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
mountain; hill
simp. and trad.
(中山)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

Literally “Central Mountains”, named after a mountain in its capital.

Proper noun[edit]

中山

  1. () (historical) Zhongshan (ancient feudal state in modern Dingzhou, Hebei, China)

Etymology 2[edit]

Named after Chinese president 孫中山 (Sun Yat-sen's) pseudonym (なか)(やま)(きこり) (Nakayama Kikori), from the Japanese surname (なか)(やま) (Nakayama).

Proper noun[edit]

中山

  1. () Zhongshan (a prefecture-level city in Guangdong, China)
  2. () Zhongshan (a district of the city of Taipei, Taiwan)
  3. () Zhongshan (a district of the city of Keelung, Taiwan)
Synonyms[edit]
  • (city in Guangdong): 香山 (Xiāngshān) (historical)
Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
なか
Grade: 1
やま
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Proper noun[edit]

(なか)(やま) (Nakayama

  1. A surname​.


Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1
さん > ざん
Grade: 1
on’yomi

(ちゅう)(ざん) (Chūzan

  1. Chūzan (a former kingdom in the Ryukyu Islands, existing from 1314 to 1429)