亞細亞

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See also: 亜細亜 and 亚细亚

Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (亞細亞)
simp. (亚细亚)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἀσία (Asía) or Latin Asia.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

亞細亞

  1. (dated) Asia (continent)
  2. (historical) Asia (Roman province)
    這樣一切亞細亞無論猶太人希臘人聽見 [MSC, trad.]
    这样一切亚细亚无论犹太人希腊人听见 [MSC, simp.]
    From: 新標點和合本 (Chinese Union Version with New Punctuation), 使徒行傳 (Acts) 19:10
    Zhèyàng yǒu liǎng nián zhī jiǔ, jiào yīqiè zhù zài Yàxìyà de, wúlùn shì yóutàirén, shì xīlàrén, dōu tīngjiàn Zhǔ de dào. [Pinyin]
    And this continued by the space of two years; so that all they which dwelt in Asia heard the word of the Lord Jesus, both Jews and Greeks.

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