西京

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Chinese[edit]

west capital; Beijing (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(西京)
西
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西京 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Xijing (English)

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Proper noun[edit]

西京

  1. (historical) "The Western Capital", a former name of:
    1. Xi'an (西安), Shaanxi, during the Han, Sui, and Tang dynasties
    2. Luoyang (洛陽), Henan, during the Later Jin dynasty
    3. Datong (大同), Shanxi, during the Liao dynasty
    4. Chengdu (成都), Sichuan, during its occupation by a short-lived successor state to the Ming.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
西
さい
Grade: 2
きょう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

西京 (hiragana さいきょう, rōmaji saikyō, historical hiragana さいきやう)

  1. a western capital

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN