Meaning of chinese names of cities

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Meaning of chinese names of cities

Postby salam » 2005-04-14, 14:02

I would know what is the meaning in english or in french of some cities of China: Anhui, Beijing, Chongqing, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou. Thanks; :?:

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Re: Meaning of chinese names of cities

Postby Saaropean » 2005-04-14, 14:20

salam wrote:I would know what is the meaning in english or in french of some cities of China: Anhui, Beijing, Chongqing, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou. Thanks; :?:

Anhui (安徽) = peace symbol :?:
Beijing (北京) = capital of the north. There is also Nanjing (南京) in the south. Tokyo is called Dongjing (东京, capital of the east) in Chinese.
Chongqing (重庆) = repeated celebration :?:
Fujian (福建) = founding fortune :?:
Gansu (甘肃) = voluntarily respectful :?:
Guangdong (广东) = wide east
Guangxi (广西) = wide west
Guizhou (贵州) = rich province


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