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Modern Chinese 天竺 and Japanese Tenjiku both came from Late w:Old Chinese (w:Han Dynasty) 天竺, pronounced *hl’iːn tug, transcription of Old Iranian *Hind-uka - hypocoristic of *Hinduš ("people living beyond the Indus"). 01:32, 29 August 2012 (UTC)

Same for 身毒 - also Han-Dynasty late Old Chinese, pronounced *qhjin duːg. 01:35, 29 August 2012 (UTC)


All the ja-r links here that have spaces in them are broken because there is inserted a "_" in the URL. Nibiko (talk) 03:32, 20 November 2014 (UTC)

What do you mean? Can you give an example? The space should only be in kana spelling (also hyphens, ^ for capitalisations), not in kana. I noticed this but you should post in a more visible place for this, e.g. Grease pit. --Anatoli T. (обсудить/вклад) 03:50, 20 November 2014 (UTC)