德意志

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Chinese[edit]

 
Germany; virtue; goodness; morality; ethics; kindness; favor; character; kind
simp. and trad.
(德意志)
意志

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic matching of German Deutsch(German).

The tendency to use commendatory characters in country names was also seen in:

  • 美國美国 (Měiguó, “America; lit. pretty country”),
  • 英國英国 (Yīngguó, “England; lit. flower/outstanding country”) and
  • 法國法国 (fǎguó, “France, lit. the law country”).

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Proper noun[edit]

德意志

  1. Germany

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