臺北

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See also: 台北

Chinese[edit]

short for 臺灣 north
trad. (臺北/台北) /
simp. (台北)
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Etymology[edit]

Officially, with the creation of Taipeh Prefecture (臺北府) in 1875.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

臺北

  1. () Taipei (capital and special municipality of Taiwan, Republic of China)
  2. () (historical) Taipei County (former county in Taiwan, now called New Taipei)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Although use of the full traditional form of 臺 is encouraged by the ROC Ministry of Education,[1] the form 台北 is now more common than 臺北 in Taiwan and areas where traditional Chinese is used.

Coordinate terms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (臺北):

Others:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Shih Hsiu-chuan (14 December 2010), “Premier respects ‘choice’ on spelling”, in Taipei Times[1], retrieved 8 January 2015, page 3

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 2
Irregular

Proper noun[edit]

臺北(たいぺい) (Taipei (kyūjitai, shinjitai 台北)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 台北: Taipei

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Hyōgaiji
ほく
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Proper noun[edit]

臺北(たいほく) (Taihoku (kyūjitai, shinjitai 台北)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 台北: Taipei
Descendants[edit]

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

臺北 (Daebuk) (hangeul 대북)

  1. Hanja form? of 대북 (Taipei).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Proper noun[edit]

臺北

  1. Hán tự form of Đài Bắc (Taipei).