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There are 7 total results for your Nan South search.

Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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nán / nan2
nan
 nan / ナン
 Vertical Wall Scroll
south
(1) {mahj} south wind tile; (2) {mahj} winning hand with a pung (or kong) of south wind tiles; (personal name) Minnami
dakṣina, south; translit. nāṃ and as a suffix intp. as meaning plural, several, i.e. more than three.

ナン

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 nan / ナン naan (hin:); nan; flatbread in Central and South Asian cuisine; (personal name) Nan; Nunn

南澳

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nán ào / nan2 ao4
nan ao
Nan'ao County in Shantou 汕頭|汕头[Shan4 tou2], Guangdong; Nan'ao township in Yilan county 宜蘭縣|宜兰县[Yi2 lan2 xian4], Taiwan; abbr. for 南澳大利亞州|南澳大利亚州[Nan2 ao4 da4 li4 ya4 zhou1], South Australia

南苑

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nán yuàn / nan2 yuan4
nan yüan
 nanen / なんえん
Nanyuan or "Southern Park", an imperial hunting domain during the Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties, now the site of Nanhaizi Park in the south of Beijing
(given name) Nan'en

ナーン

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 naan / nan / ナーン naan (hin:); nan; flatbread in Central and South Asian cuisine; (place-name) Nan (Thailand)

南閻浮


南阎浮

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nán yán fú / nan2 yan2 fu2
nan yen fu
 Nan Enbu
Jambu-dvīpa in the South; Jambu-dvīpa in the South

ナン;ナーン

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 nan;naan / nan;nan / ナン;ナーン naan (hin:); nan; flatbread in Central and South Asian cuisine

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

This page contains 7 results for "Nan South" 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).



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