新加坡

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(新加坡)
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Singapore, from Malay Singapura, from Sanskrit सिंहपुर (siṃhá-pura), from सिंह (siṃha, lion) +‎ पुर (pura, city).

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Proper noun[edit]

新加坡

  1. Singapore (an island and city-state in Southeast Asia); (~共和國)

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References[edit]

  • Duffus, William (1883), “Singapore”, in English-Chinese Vocabulary of the Vernacular or Spoken Language of Swatow, Swatow: English Presbyterian Mission Press, page 245

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Proper noun[edit]

新加坡

  1. Hán tự form of Tân Gia Ba.: Singapore (an island and city-state in Southeast Asia)