新西蘭

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See also: 新西兰

Chinese[edit]

new; newly; meso- (chem.) Zealand
trad. (新西蘭) 西蘭
simp. (新西兰) 西兰
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Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

Calque of English New Zealand.

Proper noun[edit]

新西蘭

  1. (Mainland China, Hong Kong) New Zealand (an archipelago and country in Oceania)
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Short for 新疆 (Xīnjiāng) + 西藏 (Xīzàng) + 蘭州兰州 (Lánzhōu). Pun on Etymology 1.

Proper noun[edit]

新西蘭

  1. (Mainland China, military, slang) Xinjiang, Tibet and Lanzhou military region

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
西
にゅー
Grade: 2
じー
Grade: 2
らんど
Jinmeiyō
irregular

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English New Zealand. The kanji are ateji (当て字), from Mandarin 新西蘭 (Xīnxīlán).

Proper noun[edit]

新西蘭(ニュージーランド) (Nyū Jīrando

  1. Obsolete spelling of ニュージーランド

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term
西

Proper noun[edit]

新西蘭

  1. chữ Hán form of Tân Tây Lan (New Zealand).