雲南

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See also: 云南

Chinese[edit]

cloud; (abbr.) for Yunnan; surname south
trad. (雲南)
simp. (云南)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

From the abbreviation of 雲嶺云岭 (Yúnlǐng, “Yunling Mountains”) + (nán, “south”) to mean "the south of the Yunling Mountains", referring to the location of the ancient county after which the province was named.

Proper noun[edit]

雲南

  1. () Yunnan (a province of southwest China)

Etymology 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

雲南

  1. () Unnan, Shimane Prefecture, Japan

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
うん
Grade: 2
なん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Proper noun[edit]

雲南 (hiragana うんなん, rōmaji Unnan)

  1. Yunnan (a province of China)
  2. a place name, such as that of Un'nan City in Shimane Prefecture