Place Name PEKIN

TYPE: Settlement
USAGE: Japanese
OTHER SCRIPTS: 北京 (Japanese Kanji)
PRONOUNCED: PE-KYEEN   [details]

Meaning & History

Japanese form of BEIJING.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Beijing (Chinese), Peking (Czech), Peking (Dutch), Beijing, Peking (English), Pékin (French), Peking (German), Pechino (Italian), Pequim (Portuguese), Pekín (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Pékin, Pekín