天朝

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Chinese[edit]

day; sky; heaven
 
morning; to face; towards; facing; direct; a dynasty; the imperial court; (abbr.) Korea, esp. N. Korea
simp. and trad.
(天朝)
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Etymology[edit]

From (tiān, “sky, heaven”) + (zhāo, “dynasty”)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

天朝

  1. (historical) the Celestial Empire; China
  2. (Internet slang, sarcastic, self-deprecating) China, especially mainland China or the People's Republic of China

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=22520