台北

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See also: 臺北

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 臺北.
(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

Borrowing from Mandarin 臺北, possibly via English Taipei.

Proper noun[edit]

台北 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 臺北, hiragana たいぺい, katakana タイペイ, rōmaji Taipei)

  1. Taipei

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 2
ほく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

The Japanese on'yomi of Chinese 臺北台北.

Proper noun[edit]

台北 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 臺北, hiragana たいほく, katakana タイホク, rōmaji Taihoku)

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