墨西哥

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(墨西哥)
西

Etymology[edit]

Transliteration of English Mexico.

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Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

墨西哥

  1. Mexico

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
西
めき
Grade: S

Grade: 2

Hyōgaiji
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English Mexico, in turn from Spanish México, from Classical Nahuatl Mēxihco. The kanji are ateji (当て字), from Chinese 墨西哥 (Mòxīgē).

Proper noun[edit]

墨西哥 (katakana メキシコ, romaji Mekishiko)

  1. Rare spelling of メキシコ.