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Meaning of "Amoy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AMOY

Amoy  [əˈmɔɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AMOY

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determiner
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Amoy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES AMOY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Amoy

Xiamen

Xiamen, also historically known as Amoy /əˈmɔɪ/, POJ Hokkien: ε̄-mûiⁿ; Ē-mn̂g, is a major city on the southeast coast of the People's Republic of China. It is administered as a sub-provincial city of Fujian province, with an area of 1,699.39 square kilometres and population of 3,531,347 at the 2010 Census. The city's urban area includes the old urban island area and covers all six districts of Xiamen, and has a total urban population of 1,861,289. It also borders Quanzhou to the north and Zhangzhou making this a unique built up area of more than five million people. The Jinmen Islands administered by the Republic of China are less than 10 kilometres away. Xiamen and the surrounding southern Fujian countryside are the ancestral home to large communities of overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia. The city was a treaty port in the 19th century and one of the four original Special Economic Zones opened to foreign investment and trade when China began economic reforms in the early 1980s. It is endowed with educational and cultural institutions supported by the overseas Chinese diaspora.

Definition of Amoy in the English dictionary

The definition of Amoy in the dictionary is a port in SE China, in Fujian province on Amoy Island, at the mouth of the Jiulong River opposite Taiwan: one of the first treaty ports opened to European trade. Pop: 746 000 Modern Chinese name: Xiamen. Other definition of Amoy is the dialect of Chinese spoken in Amoy, Taiwan, and elsewhere: a Min dialect.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AMOY


mooi
mɔɪ
moy
mɔɪ
Quemoy
kɛˈmɔɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AMOY

Amos

WORDS THAT END LIKE AMOY

alloy
baby boy
boy
cowboy
destroy
doy
employ
enjoy
hoy
joy
ladyboy
McCoy
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playboy
Roy
shamoy
soy
the boy
toy
Troy

Synonyms and antonyms of Amoy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Amoy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AMOY

Find out the translation of Amoy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Amoy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Amoy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Amoy
570 millions of speakers

English

Amoy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Amoy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أموي
280 millions of speakers

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Сямэнь
278 millions of speakers

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Amoy
270 millions of speakers

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Amoy
260 millions of speakers

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Amoy
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Amoy
190 millions of speakers

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Amoy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アモイ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의 Amoy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Amoy
85 millions of speakers
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Amoy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அமோய்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आमॉय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Amoy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Amoy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Xiamen
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Сямень
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Amoy
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Amoy
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Amoy
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Amoy
10 millions of speakers
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Amoy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Amoy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AMOY»

The term «Amoy» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.684 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AMOY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Amoy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AMOY»

Discover the use of Amoy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Amoy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Trade and Society, the Amoy Network on the China Coast, ...
Chapter III The Coastal Trading Network ofAmoy Growth and the Taiwan Factor The Growing Network As seen, Amoy developed as a maritime centre for the Nanyang trade when it was under the control of the Cheng regime. After the Ch' ing ...
Chin-Keong Ng, 1983
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Rethinking Transnational Chinese Cinemas: The Amoy-Dialect ...
This book represents the first full length, critical study of the origin, rise and decline of this industry and, in so doing, it raises a number of timely questions relating to transnationalism of Chinese culture, the Chinese Diaspora, and ...
Jeremy E. Taylor, 2011
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Chinese-English Dictionary of the Vernacular Or Spoken ...
eng into iii“ when it comes from the reading termination ion or iam; this occurs in all cases where the Chang-chew has an for the Amoy eng, and in some also where the Chang-chew agrees with the Amoy sound. eng into bug in some words .
Carstairs Douglas, 1873
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Fifty years in Amoy or, a history of the Amoy Mission, China
Yet, it would be profitless to even attempt to verify this, or to identify satisfactorily the names mentioned in this early record. But Still, there are enough undisputed facts to prove that Amoy was known to the traveller and the merchants in the very  ...
Ph.W. Pitcher
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Amoy and the Surrounding Districts - Compiled from Chinese ...
We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
George Hughes, 2010
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Library of Congress Subject Headings
Amoy ching chi t'e ch'll USE Amoy Special Economic Zone (Amoy, China) Amoy ( China). Amoy Special Economic Zone USE Amoy Special Economic Zone (Amoy , China) Amoy ching chi t'e ch'tl (Amoy, China) USE Amoy Special Economic ...
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Buddhist Masses for the Dead at Amoy
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
J. J. M. De 1854-1921 Groot, 2010
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Christ Or Confucius, Which? Or the Story of the Amoy Mission
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
John MacGowan, 2010
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The Reformed Church in China, 1842-1951
What happened to the missionaries after they left Amoy was in most cases a kind of continuum of their previous activity. Even before the last of the Reformed missionaries, Dr. Theodore Oltman, left China in August, 1951, the Board of Foreign ...
Gerald Francis De Jong, 1992
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Siamese Studies
(cake of chinese ink), Amoy it ting bik — • §jj| H? «. e. one cake of ink; thling ngon (ingot of silver), Canton ^ gji ngan ting; theng ya (medical pastils) would represent Amoy ||| §jjj idk ting, Colloquial idh tia; the Chinese have a kind of medicine ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AMOY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Amoy is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Filipino sense of smell | Inquirer Opinion
Mentally, smells do herald food and is constituent of the dining experience itself, which is why we sometimes say: “Sa amoy pa lang, busog na! «Inquirer.net, Jul 15»
2
Sun Sets on the British Empire - Mainstream Weekly
Between 1839 and 1942, it landed British troops along the coast, and occupied Canton, Shanghai, Amoy and Ningpo and found its way inland, ... «Mainstream, Jul 15»
3
Bornea fights Rosales for WBO Asia Pacific Youth title
Bornea, 20, of the Amoy Boxing Stable has a record of 9 wins with 4 knockouts against only one loss and no draw while Rosales is toting a ... «PhilBoxing.com, Jul 15»
4
Noodles strike back
But Wanton Seng's Noodle Bar, located at Amoy Street, with its bar counter seating, late hours, and most importantly air-conditioned setting ... «THE BUSINESS TIMES, Jul 15»
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Tech workplaces get makeover for cool vibe, Technology - THE …
At the heart of its Amoy Street office is a large pantry, which holds an "obligatory" foosball table and a recycled-wood dining table where the ... «THE BUSINESS TIMES, Jul 15»
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AmoyDx, Supplier of MoBiTec, Germany, Introduces System for …
Amoy Diagnostics' Circulating DNA kit for purification of DNA from pleural effusion, serum, or plasma is an upgraded version of their ... «PR.com, Jun 15»
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Marian Rivera's new shampoo commercial has no artificial edits
Ayokong amoy babaeng-babae, but this shampoo is good for both men and women,” Marian tells Inquirer Lifestyle shortly before the Hana ... «Inquirer.net, Jun 15»
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From Cripplegate to Agar Town: inside London's vanished …
After the Blitz, many Chinese moved to Soho and the streets were redeveloped. Just a few names on the map – Amoy Place, Ming Street, Pekin ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
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Published on Jun 23, 2015, 10:06 pm AST
When he answered, Morris heard a male voice on the other end who demanded $100,000 cash for the safe return of Morris's wife, Amoy St ... «Trinidad & Tobago Express, Jun 15»
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The search for the new Pacquiao
There are also at least 2 other promoters maintaining a good number of boxers in their stable – Amoy Boxing and Golingan Boxing stables. «Asian Correspondent, Jun 15»

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