Type Country
Scripts चीन(Sanskrit)
Pronounced Pron. /ˈt͡ʃaɪ.nə/(English) /ˈʃi.naː/(Dutch) /ˈt͡ʃi.na/(Spanish)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Persian چین (Chin), probably derived via Sanskrit चीन (China) from Qin, the name of a dynasty that ruled in China in the 3rd century BC. In China the name Zhongguo is used to refer to the country.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesKina(Albanian) Sin(Arabic) Çin(Azerbaijani) Kina(Croatian) Čína(Czech) Kina(Danish) Chine(French) Kina(Greek) Sin(Hebrew) Chin(Hindi) Cina(Italian) Chin(Lao) Kina(Macedonian) Kina(Norwegian) Chin(Persian) Chiny(Polish) Kina(Serbian) Čína(Slovak) Kina(Swedish) Chin(Thai) Çin(Turkish)
Given Name DescendantsChina, Chyna(English)


Entry updated May 29, 2020