台北

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See also: 臺北

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 臺北 (“Taipei; etc.”).
(This term, 台北, is the simplified and variant traditional form of 臺北.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 2
ぺい
Grade: 2
Irregular
Alternative spelling
臺北 (kyūjitai)
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From Mandarin 臺北, possibly via English Taipei.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Irregular reading)

Proper noun[edit]

(たい)(ぺい) (Taipei (kyūjitai 臺北)

  1. Taipei (the capital city of Taiwan)

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 2
ほく
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
臺北 (kyūjitai)

The Japanese on'yomi of Chinese 臺北.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

(たい)(ほく) (Taihoku (kyūjitai 臺北)

  1. Taipei (the capital city of Taiwan)
Usage notes[edit]
  • Originally used during Japanese rule of Taiwan, the reading of Taihoku is now mostly known for use by NHK.

Descendants[edit]

  • Bunun: Taihuku
  • Kanakanabu: Taihuku
  • Saisiyat: tayhoko'