成都

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Chinese[edit]

 
finish; complete; accomplish; become; turn into; win; succeed; one tenth
 
metropolis; capital city; all; both (if two things are involved); entirely; even; already
simp. and trad.
(成都)

Etymology[edit]

May be the transcription of a native non-Chinese word.

Alternatively, the name may be derived from its status as the new capital of Shu under the ninth king of its Kaiming dynasty, supposedly in homage to King Tai of Zhou's statement that a new settlement needed one year to become a town, two to become a city, and three to become a metropolis ().

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Proper noun[edit]

成都

  1. (geography) Chengdu, a prefecture-level city formerly the capital of the kingdom of Shu and now the capital of the province of Sichuan

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 4

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Proper noun[edit]

成都 ‎(hiragana せいと, romaji Seito)

  1. Chengdu