西班牙

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Chinese[edit]

phonetic
trad. (西班牙) 西
simp. #(西班牙) 西
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hispania.

(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

西班牙

  1. Spain (a country in Europe)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (西班牙):
  • Korean: 서반아 (西班牙, seobana)
  • Vietnamese: Tây Ban Nha (西班牙)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
西

Grade: 2
ぺい
Grade: 6

Grade: S
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Spain. The kanji are ateji (当て字), from Chinese 西班牙 (Xībānyá).

Proper noun[edit]

西班牙(スペイン) (Supein

  1. Rare spelling of スペイン.
    • 1915 September 8, 旭新聞 (Asahi Shinbun) [The Asahi News], number 3240, page 1:
      [] 坂田通商局長が和蘭若しくは西班牙の公使に、 []
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term
西

Proper noun[edit]

西班牙 (Seobana) (hangeul 서반아)

  1. Hanja form? of 서반아 (Spain (obsolete)).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term
西

Proper noun[edit]

西班牙

  1. Hán tự form of Tây Ban Nha (Spain).