中東

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See also: 中东

Chinese[edit]

 
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
east
trad. (中東)
simp. (中东)
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Etymology[edit]

Calque of English Middle East.(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

中東

  1. Middle East (region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa)

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Japanese[edit]

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中東 (Chūtō): the Middle East.
Kanji in this term
ちゅう
Grade: 1
とう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (chū, middle) +‎ (, east), as a calque of English Middle East.[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

中東 (hiragana ちゅうとう, rōmaji Chūtō)

  1. the Middle East (region comprising southwest Asia and northeast Africa)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  4. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  5. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

中東 (Jungdong, McCune-Reischauer: Chungdong, Yale: Cwungtong) (hangeul 중동)

  1. Hanja form? of 중동, “Middle East”.