天國

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Chinese[edit]

day; sky; heaven country; state; nation
trad. (天國)
simp. (天国)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

天國

  1. Kingdom of Heaven; paradise; heaven
    可惜天國不能我們團圓 [MSC, trad.]
    可惜天国不能我们团圆 [MSC, simp.]
    Kěxī tā zài tiānguó, bùnéng yǔ wǒmen tuányuán. [Pinyin]
    It's a shame she is in heaven and cannot reunite with us.

Proper noun[edit]

天國

  1. the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom

Usage notes[edit]

Standard practice in the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom was to write this word as , where the first character was written with the upper horizontal stroke longer than the lower horizontal stroke, and the second character had its phonetic component replaced by (wáng, “king”).

Synonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

天國 (cheon'guk) (hangeul 천국)

  1. Hanja form? of 천국 (heaven).