花蓮

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See also: 花莲

Chinese[edit]

 
flower; blossom; to spend; fancy pattern
lotus
trad. (花蓮)
simp. (花莲)
anagram 蓮花莲花

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from Japanese  () (れん) (こう) (Karenkō), from Min Nan 洄瀾洄澜 (Hôe-liân) during Qing-era settlement in 1851. Formerly named 奇萊奇莱 (Kî-lâi), referring to the Sakiraya Taiwanese aborigines and their settlement.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

花蓮

  1. Hualien (city and county on the east coast of Taiwan)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
れん
Jinmeiyō
on’yomi

Proper noun[edit]

花蓮 (hiragana かれん, rōmaji Karen)

  1. Hualien (city and county on the east coast of Taiwan)