美國

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Chinese[edit]

beautiful; beauty; America country; state; nation
trad. (美國)
simp. (美国)

Etymology[edit]

From (Měi, abbreviation of 亞美利加亚美利加 (yàměilìjiā), from English America) + (guó, “nation”). (měi) also means "beautiful", which inspires false etymology.

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美國

  1. the USA; America

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美國 ‎(Miguk) ‎(hangeul 미국)

  1. Hanja form? of 미국, “America, USA”.