雲南

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Chinese[edit]

cloud; (abbr.) for Yunnan; surname south
trad. (雲南)
simp. (云南)

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

雲南

  1. Yunnan (a province of southwest China)

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, romaji Unnan)

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