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Benin in Chinese / Japanese...

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bèi níng
Benin Scroll

貝寧 is the Chinese name for the country of Benin.

See Also:  Africa

The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersVarious forms of Romanized Chinese
bèi níng / bei4 ning2 / bei ning / beiningpei ning / peining
In some entries above you will see that characters have different versions above and below a line.
In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.

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Simple Dictionary Definition



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bèi níng / bei4 ning2
pei ning
Benin Scroll



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bèi nán / bei4 nan2
pei nan
Benin (Tw)


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 ida / ウィダ (place-name) Ouidah (Benin)


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 benan / ベナン Benin; (place-name) Benin


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 benin / ベニン (place-name) Benin


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kē tuō nǔ / ke1 tuo1 nu3
k`o t`o nu / ko to nu
Cotonou (city in Benin)


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 abomee / アボメー (place-name) Abomey (Benin)


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 kotonuu / kotonu / コトヌー (place-name) Cotonou (Benin)


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 parakuu / paraku / パラクー (place-name) Parakou (Benin)


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 beningawa / ベニンがわ (place-name) Benin (river)


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 beninwan / ベニンわん (place-name) Bight of Benin


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 porutonobo / ポルトノボ (place-name) Porto Novo; Porto-Novo (Benin)


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 beninshitii / beninshiti / ベニンシティー (place-name) Benin City (Nigeria)


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 benanjinminkyouwakoku / benanjinminkyowakoku / ベナンじんみんきょうわこく (place-name) People's Republic of Benin


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 beninjinminkyouwakoku / beninjinminkyowakoku / ベニンじんみんきょうわこく (place-name) People's Republic of Benin


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 porutonobo;porutonoo;poruto nobo;poruto noo / ポルトノボ;ポルトノヴォ;ポルト・ノボ;ポルト・ノヴォ Porto-Novo (Benin)

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A professional Chinese Calligrapher

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A high-ranked Chinese master calligrapher that I met in Zhongwei

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