北京     Běijīng     Beijing

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语法 grammar: 专名 Proper Noun
笔记 notes: The capital of the People's Republic of China since 1949 and also the capital of imperial China and the Republic of China from 1271 to 1928. Beijing was called 'Peking' in the West before the adoption of the 拼音 pinyin spelling. Beijing was called 北平 Beiping from 1928 to 1949 when 南京 Nanjing was the capital (MPRC; Sullivan and Hearst 1997, 'BEIJING'; ZZD 6).
相关的 related: 中都(Former name)、北京市(Also known as)、北平(Former name)、大都(Former name)、汗八里(Former name)
概念 concept: 首都 Capital
上概念 parent concept: 中国 (China)
话题 topic: 地理 (Geography)

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