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There are 8 total results for your French Polynesia search.

Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
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法屬波利尼西亞


法属波利尼西亚

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fǎ shǔ bō lì ní xī yà / fa3 shu3 bo1 li4 ni2 xi1 ya4
fa shu po li ni hsi ya
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French Polynesia

塔希提

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tǎ xī tí / ta3 xi1 ti2
t`a hsi t`i / ta hsi ti
Tahiti, island of the Society Islands group in French Polynesia

大溪地

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dà xī dì / da4 xi1 di4
ta hsi ti
Tahiti, island of the Society Islands group in French Polynesia (Tw)

帕皮提

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pà pí tí / pa4 pi2 ti2
p`a p`i t`i / pa pi ti
Papeete, capital of French Polynesia

博拉博拉島


博拉博拉岛

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bó lā bó lā dǎo / bo2 la1 bo2 la1 dao3
po la po la tao
Bora Bora, island of the Society Islands group in French Polynesia

波拉波拉島


波拉波拉岛

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bō lā bō lā dǎo / bo1 la1 bo1 la1 dao3
po la po la tao
Bora Bora, island of the Society Islands group in French Polynesia

ホシクズベニハゼ

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 hoshikuzubenihaze / ホシクズベニハゼ Trimma milta (species of goby from French Polynesia)

フランス領ポリネシア

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 furansuryouporineshia / furansuryoporineshia / フランスりょうポリネシア (place-name) French Polynesia

Entries with 2nd row of characters: The 2nd row is Simplified Chinese.

This page contains 8 results for "French Polynesia" in Chinese and/or Japanese.



Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Japanese Bath House

This dictionary uses the EDICT and CC-CEDICT dictionary files.
EDICT data is the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and is used in conformance with the Group's license.

Chinese Buddhist terms come from Dictionary of Chinese Buddhist Terms by William Edward Soothill and Lewis Hodous. This is commonly referred to as "Soothill's'". It was first published in 1937 (and is now off copyright so we can use it here). Some of these definitions may be misleading, incomplete, or dated, but 95% of it is good information. Every professor who teaches Buddhism or Eastern Religion has a copy of this on their bookshelf. We incorporated these 16,850 entries into our dictionary database ourselves (it was lot of work).



Combined, these cover 1,007,753 Japanese, Chinese, and Buddhist characters, words, idioms, names, placenames, and short phrases.

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