Yanjing

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See also: Yānjīng, yǎnjìng, and yǎnjīng

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Pinyin romanization of Mandarin 燕京 (Yānjīng), composed of (Yān, the name of one of the powers of the Warring States Period during the Zhou Dynasty) and (jīng, "capital").

Proper noun[edit]

Yanjing

  1. (historical) An ancient city located within present-day Beijing, the capital of Ji and Yan.
  2. (informal) An epithet of modern Beijing.
  3. A brand of beer.