|Tang dynasty (618-907)||mountain; hill|
|simp. and trad.
Some overseas Chinese thought of the mainland as an unfathomably tall mountain, which they connected to the physical height of the mountains to the Tang Dynasty, as it was one of the peaks of Chinese civilization. (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)
- (overseas, dated) China
- (Taiwan, dated) mainland China
- 唐山過台灣，無半點錢，煞猛打拚耕山耕田。 [Hakka, trad.]
- From: 涂敏恆 (Tu Min-Heng), 《客家本色》 ("Natural Color of Hakka")
- Thòng-sân ko Thòi-vàn, mò pan tiám chhièn, sat-mâng tá-piang kâng-sân-kâng-thièn. [Pha̍k-fa-sṳ]
- [From] mainland China [they] went over to Taiwan, without any money, diligently cultivating the hill lands and tilling the fields.
唐山过台湾，无半点钱，煞猛打拚耕山耕田。 [Hakka, simp.]
Named after the Tang Mountain in the city; the Tang Mountain was named after the Tang Dynasty
- (Min Nan) “Entry #5827”, in 臺灣閩南語常用詞辭典 [Dictionary of Frequently-Used Taiwan Minnan] (in Chinese and Min Nan), Ministry of Education, R.O.C., 2011.
|Kanji in this term|
|さん > ざん|
- Tangshan (city in China)