都城

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Chinese[edit]

 
metropolis; capital city; all; both (if two things are involved); entirely; even; already
city walls; city; town
simp. and trad.
(都城)
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Noun[edit]

都城

  1. national capital
  2. (archaic, historical) fief

Usage notes[edit]

When translating the English term capital city, use 首都 (shǒudū) when referring to the capital of a country, 首府 (shǒufǔ) when referring to the capital of a state or autonomous region, and 省會省会 (shěnghuì) when referring to the capital of a province. Alternative terms for the capital of a country include 國都国都 (guódū), 京城 (jīngchéng), 京都 (jīngdū), 京邑 (jīngyì) and 都城 (dūchéng) all of which are more commonly used in literary language.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (national capital):
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Proper noun[edit]

都城

  1. () Miyakonojō (a city in Miyazaki, Japan)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
みやこ(の)
Grade: 3
じょう
Grade: 6
yutōyomi

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Proper noun[edit]

都城 (hiragana みやこのじょう, rōmaji Miyakonojō)

  1. Miyakonojō, Miyazaki