Qin

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See also: qin, qín, qìn, Qín, qīn, and qǐn

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Mandarin (Qín), from Middle Chinese (*dzin), from Old Chinese (*dzin).

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Qin (countable and uncountable, plural Qins)

  1. An ancient feudal state of China that existed between 778 and 207 BC.
  2. The first imperial dynasty of China, lasting from 221 to 207 BC.
  3. A surname, from Chinese​.
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Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Qin is the 11759th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 2664 individuals. Qin is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (97.94%) individuals.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Mandarin (Qìn).

Proper noun[edit]

Qin

  1. A county of Changzhi, Shanxi, China.
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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Mandarin (Qín).

Proper noun[edit]

Qin m pl

  1. Qin (ancient Chinese dynasty)

Proper noun[edit]

Qin m

  1. Qin (an ancient empire in China)