瑞士

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(瑞士)
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Etymology[edit]

From French Suisse, borrowed through a southern Chinese dialect (where is pronounced with an s- initial). See also 瑞典 (Ruìdiǎn).

Attested in both Illustrated Treatise on the Maritime Kingdoms (海國圖志) [1842] by Wei Yuan and A Short Account of the Maritime Circuit (瀛寰志略) [1849] by Xu Jiyu.

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瑞士

  1. Switzerland (a country in Europe)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Proper noun[edit]

瑞士

  1. Hán tự form of Thuỵ Sĩ (Switzerland).