Country names

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Bonnie Huie

Country names

Post by Bonnie Huie » Tue Dec 31, 2002 3:02 am

Does anyone know where I can find a list of country names in Chinese? Thanks in advance.
donald

Re: Country names

Post by donald » Tue Dec 31, 2002 4:40 am

Here are some:

USA -- "mei3 guo2" (the country of beauty)
UK -- "ying1 guo2" (the country of hero)
France -- "fa3 guo2" (the country of law)
Germany -- "de2 guo2" (the country of morality)
Holland -- "he2 lan2" (lily and orchid)
China -- "zhong1 guo2" (the kingdom in the center)

and so on.
donald

Re: Country names

Post by donald » Tue Dec 31, 2002 5:14 am

By the way, here is the website for country names:

http://www.ocrat.com/chargif/country.html

Have fun!
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