Chine

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See also: chine and chiné

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian چینی(čini, Chinese; porcelain), compound of چین(čin, China) and the suffix ـی(-i), from Middle Persian 𐭰𐭩𐭭(čīn, China), ultimately from Sanskrit चीन (cīna).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃin/
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Proper noun[edit]

Chine f

  1. China

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