English to Chinese Dictionary


首尔 Shǒu ěr Seoul, capital of South Korea (Chinese name adopted in 2005 to replace 漢城|汉城[Han4 cheng2])
汉城 Hàn chéng Hanseong, former name of Seoul (capital of South Korea), replaced in 2005 with 首爾|首尔[Shou3 er3]
名从主人 míng cóng zhǔ rén (idiom) to refer to sth by the name its owners use / to refer to a place by the name its inhabitants use (e.g. refer to Seoul as 首爾|首尔[Shou3 er3] rather than 漢城|汉城[Han4 cheng2])

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