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Type Country
Scripts चीन(Sanskrit)
Pronounced Pron. CHIE-nə(English)
SHEE-na(Dutch)
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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.
Other Languages & CulturesKina(Danish) Chine(French) Chin(Hindi) Cina(Italian) Kina(Norwegian) Chin(Persian) Kina(Swedish)
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