"Yen-t'ai" meaning in All languages combined

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Proper name [English]

enPR: yěnʹtīʹ Etymology: From the Wade–Giles romanization of the Mandarin Chinese pronunciation for 煙臺/烟台 (Yen¹-tʻai²). Etymology templates: {{bor|en|cmn-wadegile|-}} Wade–Giles, {{bor|en|cmn|-}} Mandarin, {{zh-l|煙臺|tr=Yen¹-tʻai²}} 煙臺/烟台 (Yen¹-tʻai²) Head templates: {{en-proper noun}} Yen-t'ai
  1. Alternative form of Yantai Wikipedia link: Army Map Service, Encyclopædia Britannica Tags: alt-of, alternative Alternative form of: Yantai
    Sense id: Yen-t'ai-en-name-n0zWc2QF

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