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San Diego

shèng dì yà gē
San Diego Scroll

聖地亞哥 is how to write San Diego in Mandarin Chinese.

The Saint

shèng
sei
The Saint Scroll

聖 is the simple, single-character religious form of "saint" in Chinese (also holds same meaning in Japanese and Korean, though rarely used alone like this).

This can also mean: holy, sage, master, or priest.
Note: 聖 is often used in compound words (words of more than one character) to create further meanings. In compounds, it can mean holy, sacred or divine.

聖 is also used as the first word for Spanish and English place names such as "San Diego" and "St. Louis" in Chinese (not Japanese).

In Buddhist context, this can represent ārya or sādhu. And mean a sage; wise and good; upright, or correct in all his character; sacred, holy, or saintly.


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

Title CharactersRomaji (Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
San Diego聖地亞哥
圣地亚哥
shèng dì yà gē
sheng4 di4 y4 ge1
sheng di y ge
shengdiyge
sheng ti ko
shengtiko
The Saint
seishèng / sheng4 / sheng
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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single-character wall scroll.
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