中山

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Chinese[edit]

 
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, a feudal state that was located in modern-day Dingzhou, Hebei

Etymology 2[edit]

From 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 the south-east of China in the province of Guangdong
Derived terms[edit]

Japanese[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

中山 (hiragana なかやま, rōmaji Nakayama)

  1. A surname​.
Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1
さん > ざん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

中山 (hiragana ちゅうざん, rōmaji Chūzan)

  1. Chūzan, a kingdom that once existed in the Ryukyu Islands from 1314 to 1429.