香港

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Chinese[edit]

 
fragrant; incense; (of food) savory; appetizing; sweet; scented; popular
harbor; Hong Kong (abbr.)
simp. and trad.
(香港)
Wikipedia has articles on:
香港 (Written Standard Chinese?)
香港 (Cantonese)
香港 (Classical)
香港 (Gan)
香港 (Wu)
Hiong-káng (Min Nan)

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

香港

  1. Hong Kong
  2. Short for 香港島香港岛 (Xiānggǎngdǎo, “Hong Kong Island”).

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (香港):

Others:


Japanese[edit]

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 香港 on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
ほん
Grade: S
こん
Grade: 3
Irregular

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Hong Kong, from Cantonese 香港 (hoeng1 gong2)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

香港 (katakana ホンコン, rōmaji Hon Kon)

  1. Hong Kong
    • Himaruya, Hidekaz, “ヘタリアと愉快な仲間たち [Hetalia and Blissful Friends]”, in Axis Powers ヘタリア [Axis Powers Hetalia], volume 4 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Gentosha, ISBN 978-4-344-82234-4, page 22:
      香港
      【首都】中環
      【公用語】広東語・英語
      【国旗の意味】
      英国領時代はユニオン・ジャックにライオンと竜をあしらった旗を使用。しかし中国に返還された際に現在のデザインになる。
      Hon Kon
      [Shuto] Chūkan
      [Kōyōgo] Kanton-go, Eigo
      [Kokki no imi]
      Eikoku ryō jidai wa Yunion Jakku ni raion to ryū o ashiratta hata o shiyō. Shikashi Chūgoku ni henkan sareta sai ni genzai no dezain ni naru.
      Hong Kong
      [Capital] Central
      [Official language] Cantonese, English
      [National flag’s meaning]
      A flag decorated with the images of the lion and the dragon from the Union Jack was used under British rule. The current designed was adopted as Hong Kong was handed over to China.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

香港 (Hyanghang, McCune-Reischauer: Hyanghang, Yale: Hyanghang) (hangeul 향항)

  1. Hanja form? of 향항, “Hong Kong”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Proper noun[edit]

香港

  1. Hán tự form of Hương Cảng, “Hong Kong