Type Settlement
Scripts 北京(Chinese) 베이징(Korean Hangul)
Pronounced Pron. PAY-CHEENG(Chinese)
bay-JING(English)
bay-ZHING(English)
PAY-JEENG(Korean)
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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.

Related Names

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Entry updated November 20, 2020