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TypeSettlement
Scripts北京 Chinese
PronouncedPron.PAY-CHEENG Chinese
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Meaning & History

From Chinese (běi) meaning "north" and (jīng) meaning "capital city". This is the name of the capital of China.
VariantPeking English
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Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute