象牙海岸

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Chinese[edit]

elephant tusk; ivory coast; seashore
trad. (象牙海岸) 象牙 海岸
simp. #(象牙海岸) 象牙 海岸
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Etymology[edit]

Calque of French Côte d'Ivoire. Doublet of 科特迪瓦 (Kētèdíwǎ).

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Proper noun[edit]

象牙海岸

  1. (dated, still used in Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore) Ivory Coast, Côte d'Ivoire (a country in West Africa)

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Sino-Xenic (象牙海岸):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぞう
Grade: 5

Grade: S
かい
Grade: 2
がん
Grade: 3
goon on’yomi
Alternative spelling
象牙海岸 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 象牙海岸, equivalent to 象牙 (zōge, elephant tusk, ivory) +‎ 海岸 (kaigan, coast), calque of French Côte d'Ivoire.

Proper noun[edit]

(ぞう)()(かい)(がん) (Zōge Kaigan

  1. (obsolete) Synonym of コートジボワール (Kōto Jibowāru, Côte d'Ivoire): Ivory Coast (a country in West Africa)

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