深圳

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Chinese[edit]

deep; profound furrow in field, small drainage
trad. (深圳)
simp. #(深圳)
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Map including Shenzhen (labeled as Shen-ch'üan (Shumchün) 深圳) (AMS, 1954)

Etymology[edit]

Originally as 深圳 (“Shenzhen Market”) and referred to a market town located in present-day Dongmen, Luohu District, Shenzhen. The name is first attested in Gazetteer of Xin'an County (新安縣志) [1688].

In 1979, Bao'an County (寶安/宝安) of Guangdong was renamed and changed to Shenzhen City (深圳).

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

深圳

  1. () Shenzhen (a subprovincial city in Guangdong, China)
  2. () (historical) Shenzhen (a former town in Bao'an county, Guangdong, China)

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Shenzhen, Shumchun

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
しん
Grade: 3
せん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi kan’yōon
Alternative spelling
深セン

Etymology[edit]

The spelling is borrowed from Chinese. Sen is not an expected on-reading of and may derive from 's on-reading of sen, which serves as a kan'yoon reading.

Also, the character "" isn't included in the first Japanese encoding system (due to its inclusion in the JIS X 0213 encoding), so the city name is commonly written as 深セン.

Proper noun[edit]

(しん)(せん) (Shinsen

  1. Shenzhen (a major sub-provincial city in Guangdong, in southeastern China)

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

深圳 (Simcheon) (hangeul 심천)

  1. Hanja form? of 심천 (Shenzhen).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Proper noun[edit]

深圳

  1. chữ Hán form of Thâm Quyến (Shenzhen).