雪梨

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Chinese[edit]

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雪梨

Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(雪梨)

Borrowing from English Sydney, via Cantonese.

Proper noun[edit]

雪梨

  1. (chiefly Taiwan, dated in Hong Kong) Sydney, Australia
    雪梨澳洲城市 [Taiwanese, trad. and simp.]
    Soat-lê sī Ò-chiu siōng-tōa ê siâⁿ-chhī. [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]
    Sydney is Australia's largest city.
Synonyms[edit]
  • (Mainland China, Hong Kong) 悉尼 (Xīní)

Etymology 2[edit]

snow pear
simp. and trad.
(雪梨)

Noun[edit]

雪梨

  1. snow pear (Pyrus nivalis)