[<< wiktionary] Quanzhou
== English ==


=== Alternative forms ===
(from Wade–Giles) Ch'üan-chou


=== Pronunciation ===
IPA(key): /ˈtʃwɑnˈdʒoʊ/


=== Etymology 1 ===
From the pinyin romanization of Mandarin 泉州 (Quánzhōu, literally “spring prefecture”).


==== Alternative forms ====
Chinchew, Chinchu, Chin-chiu (obsolete)


==== Proper noun ====
Quanzhou

A prefecture-level city in southeastern Fujian, China.


===== Synonyms =====
(medieval contexts): Zeitoun, Zaitun, Zayton, Zaytun, Zaytoun, Zeytoun


===== Translations =====


=== Etymology 2 ===
From the pinyin romanization of Mandarin 全州 (Quánzhōu, literally “round prefecture”).


==== Proper noun ====
Quanzhou

A county in Guilin, Guangxi, China.


===== Translations =====


== Portuguese ==


=== Proper noun ===
Quanzhou f

Quanzhou (a city in Fujian, China)
Synonym: Chincheu