大秦

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Chinese[edit]

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
Qin
simp. and trad.
(大秦)
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大秦

  1. (historical, dated) the Roman Empire and its continuation as the Byzantine Empire
  2. (historical, dated) the city of Rome
  3. (archaic) the lands of the Roman Empire generally: Europe or the Levant
    神天宣慶室女誕聖大秦㬌宿告祥波斯耀 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
    神天宣庆室女诞圣大秦景宿告祥波斯耀 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
    From: Tang Dynasty, Nestorian Stele
    Shéntiān xuānqìng, shìnǚ dànshèng yú dàqín; jǐngsù gàoxiáng, bōsī dǔ yào yǐ lái gòng. [Pinyin]
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