add to your listSave
TypeCountry
UsageChinese
Scripts中国 Chinese

Meaning & History

Means "middle kingdom", from Chinese (zhōng) meaning "middle" and (guó) meaning "country, state". This is the Chinese name for China. The name originally referred to China's central regions, as opposed to the territory on the fringes.
Other Languages & CulturesChuugoku Japanese Jungguk Korean
Entry added March 14, 2016   Contribute