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Scripts 成都(Chinese) چنگدو(Persian)
Pronounced Pron. CHUNG-TOO(Chinese) cheng-DOO(English) chung-DOO(English) SHENGG-DOO(French) CHENGG-dhoo(Spanish) [key·IPA]
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Meaning & History
From Chinese 成 (chéng) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" and 都 (dū) meaning "capital city, large city", supposedly named during the city's founding by the ninth king of the Kaiming dyntasty of the ancient state of Shu. This is the name of the capital city of the Chinese province of Sichuan.