公元前

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Chinese[edit]

AD; anno Domini; CE
 
before; in front; ago; former; previous; earlier; front
simp. and trad.
(公元前)
公元

Etymology[edit]

From 公元 (gōngyuán, “Common Era”) + (qián, “before”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

公元前

  1. BC; BCE

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