"Yanshuei" meaning in All languages combined

See Yanshuei on Wiktionary

Proper name [English]

Etymology: From the Tongyong Pinyin romanization of the Mandarin Chinese pronunciation for 鹽水 (Yánshuěi). Etymology templates: {{bor|en|cmn-tongyong|-}} Tongyong Pinyin, {{bor|en|cmn|-}} Mandarin, {{zh-l|*鹽水||tr=Yánshuěi}} 鹽水 (Yánshuěi) Head templates: {{en-proper noun}} Yanshuei
  1. A district of Tainan, Taiwan. Wikipedia link: Yanshuei Categories (place): Places in Taiwan
    Sense id: Yanshuei-en-name-Y8CrWGPv Categories (other): Neighborhoods in Taiwan Synonyms: [string ]:118: Please specify a language code in the first parameter. The value is not valid. See Wiktionary:List of languages. Yen-shui (english: Module:Quotations; from Wade-Giles), Yenshui, [string ]:118: Please specify a language code in the first parameter. The value is not valid. See Wiktionary:List of languages. Yanshui (english: Module:Quotations; from Hanyu Pinyin) Translations (district in south Taiwan): 鹽水 [Mandarin] (Chinese), 盐水 (Yánshuǐ) [Mandarin] (Chinese), 鹽水 (Kiâm-chúi) [Min-Nan] (Chinese)

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