Taïwan

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See also: Taiwan, Taiwán, Táiwān, and Tâi-oân

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French Taïwan.

Proper noun[edit]

Taïwan

  1. (non-native speakers' English) Taiwan.
    • 1997 December 9, Michel Bouissou, “Final 1.08 BIOS available!”, in alt.comp.periphs.mainboard.asus, Usenet[1], retrieved 2022-05-24:
      The final 1.08 BIOS version (not a beta!!) for the TX97 MoBo series is now available on the Asus Taïwan FTP site.
    • 2001 October 6, GeirSmith, “Pal Taïwan stop-over can go to Nepal”, in de.soc.weltanschauung.buddhismus, Usenet[2], retrieved 2022-05-24:
      I'll be available through my AOL mailbox during the trip to Taïwan.
    • 2004 May 5, Jean-Michel POURE, “Re: Resignation”, in linux.debian.maint.boot, Usenet[3], retrieved 2022-05-24:
      Taïwan is not part of the United-Nations for historical reasons, since China took the place of its reprentatives in the United-Nations. Taïwan is not a recognized state. The Taïwanese flag does not have international recognition.

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /taj.wan/
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Taïwan m

  1. Taiwan (an island and partly-recognized country in East Asia)

Derived terms[edit]