Mandarin

Reife Mandarinen auf einem großen Hintergrund aus grünen Blättern

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Mandarin (Wikipedia)

Mandarin may refer to:

Mandarin (Wiktionary)

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmæn.də.ɹɪn/
  • Hyphenation: man‧da‧rin

Etymology 1

From Portuguese mandarim, mandarij, from Malay menteri, manteri, and its source, Sanskrit मन्त्रिन् (mantrin, minister, councillor), from मन्त्र (mantra, counsel, maxim, mantra) + -इन् (-in, an agent suffix).

Chinese folk etymology sometimes erroneously claims that

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