米國

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Chinese[edit]

rice; meter country; state; nation
trad. (米國)
simp. (米国)
anagram 國米国米

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Japanese 米国 (べいこく) (beikoku, America). Sometimes interpreted literally, i.e. “rice country”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

米國

  1. (often humorous) America; the United States of America
    米國共和黨議員Weiner準備參加紐約市長競選小心BO起自拍照Twitter群發原本單獨維持網絡曖昧關係女人結果杯具 [MSC, trad.]
    米国共和党议员Weiner准备参加纽约市长竞选小心BO起自拍照Twitter群发原本单独维持网络暧昧关系女人结果杯具 [MSC, simp.]
    From: 2011: 米国议员Weiner玩微博引发的杯具
    Mǐguó Gònghédǎng Yìyuán Weiner zhǔnbèi cānjiā Niǔyuē shìcháng jìngxuǎn, bù xiǎoxīn bǎ yī zhāng bóqǐ de zìpāizhào zài Twitter shàng gěi qúnfā le — yuánběn shì yào dāndú fā gěi yī ge wéichí zhe wǎngluò àimèi guānxì de nǚrén, jiéguǒ tā jiù bēijù le. [Pinyin]
    The Republican [sic] U.S. Congressman Weiner was going to begin an election campaign to run for the mayor of New York, but unintentionally, he sent a link to a photo of his erected penis - which was only meant to be seen by a woman who maintains unclear relationship with him on the Internet - on Twitter. Then “tragedy happened (to him)”.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
べい
Grade: 2
こく
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

Proper noun[edit]

米國 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 米国, hiragana べいこく, rōmaji Beikoku)

  1. Kyūjitai spelling of 米国: The United States of America

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

米國 (Miguk) (hangeul 미국)

  1. The United States of America