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There is some sign that North Korea is changing recently. There is ongoing successful negotiation to have a military talk to Pyongyang, which has been stopped for seven years.
Kim Dae Jung

Meaning of "Pyongyang" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PYONGYANG

Pyongyang  [ˈpjɒŋˈjæŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PYONGYANG

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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pyongyang 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 PYONGYANG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Pyongyang

Pyongyang

Pyongyang is the capital of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and the largest city in the country. Pyongyang is located on the Taedong River and, according to preliminary results from the 2008 population census, has a population of 3,255,388. The city was split from the South P'yŏngan province in 1946. It is administered as a directly governed city on the same level as provincial governments, not a special city as Seoul in South Korea.

Definition of Pyongyang in the English dictionary

The definition of Pyongyang in the dictionary is the capital of North Korea, in the southwest on the Taedong River: industrial centre; university. Pop: 3 284 000.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PYONGYANG


Chekiang
ˈtʃɛˈkjæŋ
Chinkiang
ˈtʃɪnˈkjæŋ
Fowliang
ˈfuːˈljæŋ
Guiyang
ˈɡweɪˈjæŋ
Hanyang
ˈhænˈjæŋ
Heilungkiang
ˈheɪˈlʊŋˈkjæŋ
Hengyang
ˈhɛŋˈjæŋ
Jinjiang
ˈdʒɪnˈdʒjæŋ
Kuei-yang
ˌkweɪˈjæŋ
Kweiyang
ˈkweɪˈjæŋ
liang
ljæŋ
Liaoyang
ˈljaʊˈjæŋ
Loyang
ˈləʊˈjæŋ
Luoyang
ˈləʊˈjæŋ
P´o-yang
ˈpɔːˈjæŋ
Shenyang
ˈʃɛnˈjæŋ
Sungkiang
ˈsʊŋˈkjæŋ
Yang
jæŋ
Zhejiang
ˈdʒɛˈdʒjæŋ
Zhenjiang
ˈdʒʌnˈdʒjæŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PYONGYANG

Pylos
Pym
Pynchon
pyoderma
pyodermic
pyogeneses
pyogenesis
pyogenic
pyoid
Pyongyangology

WORDS THAT END LIKE PYONGYANG

Anyang
bang
big bang
Chang
dang
fang
gang
gangbang
hang
kang
lang
Malang
mang
mustang
orang
rang
sang
tang
wang
with a bang

Synonyms and antonyms of Pyongyang in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Pyongyang» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PYONGYANG

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

Translator English - Chinese

平壤
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Pyongyang
570 millions of speakers

English

Pyongyang
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्योंगयांग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بيونغ يانغ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Пхеньян
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Pyongyang
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পিয়ংইয়ং
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Pyongyang
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pyongyang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pjöngjang
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

平壌
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

평양
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pyongyang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Bình Nhưỡng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பியோங்கியாங்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्योंगयांग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Pyongyang
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Pyongyang
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Phenian
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Пхеньян
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Pyongyang
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Πιονγιάνγκ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Pyongyang
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Pyong
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Pyongyang
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Pyongyang

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PYONGYANG»

The term «Pyongyang» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.475 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PYONGYANG» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Pyongyang» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Pyongyang» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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2 QUOTES WITH «PYONGYANG»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Pyongyang.
1
Adam Johnson
The reader feels as if he is in Chongjin, where starving people ate the bark off trees; or atop Mount Taesong with the elite of Pyongyang, whose existence is a mix of sadism and whimsy; or with the masses who are bombarded day and night with the propaganda of North Korea's alternate reality.
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Kim Dae Jung
There is some sign that North Korea is changing recently. There is ongoing successful negotiation to have a military talk to Pyongyang, which has been stopped for seven years.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PYONGYANG»

Discover the use of Pyongyang in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Pyongyang and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Pyongyang: A Journey in North Korea
One of the few Westerners granted access to North Korea documents his observations of the secretive society in this graphic travelogue that depicts the cultural alienation, boredom, and desires of ordinary North Koreans.
Guy Delisle, 2007
2
The Aquariums of Pyongyang
Part horror story, part historical document, part memoir, part political tract, this story of one young man's personal suffering finally gives eye-witness proof to this neglected chapter of modern history.
Kang Chol-Hwan, Pierre Rigoulot, 2012
3
Historical Dictionary of Pyongyang
34 Chollima Street References: Architectural and Cultural Guide Pyongyang, Berlin: DOM Publishers, vol. 1, pp. 118—19; 'Chollima — a legendary winged horse', Democratic People's Republic of Korea 432, no. 4 (1992): pp. 8—9; Li Dong ...
Justin Corfield, 2013
4
Europa World Year
Korea Non-ferrous Metals Export and Import Corpn: Potong- gang 2-dong, Potonggang District, Pyongyang; tel. (2) 18111- 3818247; fax (2) 3814569. Korea Okyru Trading Corpn: Kansongdong, Pyongchon District, Pyongyang; tel.
Taylor & Francis Group, 2004
5
The Bradt Travel Guide: North Korea
Wang Kon had Pyongyang reconstructed as a major garrison town to re-establish order in the north, and he contemplated moving the Koryo capital there. The city's administrative and material footprint was reset over the surrounding districts ...
Robert Willoughby, 2008
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Korea
Pyongyang Number One Duck Barbeque is one of the best places in town, and will often be where groups go on their last evening. The TV Tower has a great restaurant at the top with some breathtaking views over the city. It's a popular ...
Martin Robinson, Ray Bartlett, 2007
7
North Korea: The Paranoid Peninsula: A Modern History, ...
were sold in Pyongyang between November 2002 and August 2003.14 And after several years of virtually no Internet access (despite some connections via Shenyang in China) KCNA announced the launch of a new Internet service in 2003 to ...
Paul French, 2007
8
Global Links: A Guide to People and Institutions Worldwide
Gen.; Pyongyang Coal Industry: Kim Ki-kyong; Pyongyang Commerce: Yim Chong-sang; Pyongyang Construction: Cho Yun-hui; Pyongyang Culture and Art: Chang Choi; Pyongyang Electronics and Automation Industry Commission: Vacant; ...
Cynthia J. Levy, Jeffrey D. Schultz, 2013
9
The Spirit in the World: Emerging Pentecostal Theologies in ...
The 1907 Pyongyang Pentecostal Minjung in Korea The Historical Context of the 1907 Pyongyang Revival Beginning in 1903, several local revivals preceded the 1907 great Pyongyang revival. Hence, Christians in Korea already sensed a ...
Veli-Matti Kärkkäinen, Veli-Matti Karkkainen, 2009
10
Tyranny of the Weak: North Korea and the World, 1950–1992
that Pyongyang was the original capital of Korea and the cradle of the Korean race. See Pyongyang Review (Pyongyang: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1995), 26. i Ibid., 25. & P'yongyang Hyangt'osa P'yonjip Wiwonhoe, ...
Charles K. Armstrong, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PYONGYANG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Pyongyang is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Pyongyang's Submarine Missile Launch
In theory this means Pyongyang could mount a surprise nuclear attack, though the missile would require more testing to reliably deliver a warhead. The North ... «Wall Street Journal, May 15»
2
Pyongyang is booming, but in North Korea all is not what it seems
But Pyongyang is a city of the elite, its population carefully controlled – as is .... an expert at the Academy of Social Sciences in Pyongyang, assured us there are ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
3
Last Call: Obama's Vacation Ends With a Crackdown on Pyongyang
Yeah, Well: The president cracked down on Pyongyang even though some cybersecurity experts doubt North Korea was behind the hacking. Studies of hacker ... «U.S. News & World Report, Jan 15»
4
Watch: North Korea marks New Year's Eve with fireworks in …
Fireworks dazzled Pyongyang's skies as the public looked on in amazement. The country has recently been the centre of much media furore over the plot of ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Dec 14»
5
Hit Pyongyang Hard for Hacking
Washington must also consider Pyongyang's broader threat and, as importantly, the longer-range issues of conflict and deterrence involving cyberspace. «Wall Street Journal, Dec 14»
6
North Korea's Release of American Prisoners Fuels Speculation …
While the U.S. didn't offer any explanation for the North's apparent change of heart, cash-strapped Pyongyang has been feeling pressure from the international ... «Wall Street Journal, Nov 14»
7
AP Photo: Thousands of soldier-builders mobilized to speed …
This photograph taken on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, North Korean soldier-builders work on the new tarmac of Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang, North ... «Fox News, Oct 14»
8
Six officials 'disappear' in latest Pyongyang purges
As many as six senior members of the North Korean regime have apparently been purged in the latest bout of blood-letting in Pyongyang. South Korean media ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Oct 14»
9
Seoul: Pyongyang Sanctions Unchanged
Late last week, the North targeted balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets. The incident led to gunfire between the two Koreas, but no one was injured. «Voice of America, Oct 14»
10
Where Is Kim Jong Un? North Korean Leader Reportedly Not In …
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visits the Oct. 8 Factory in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency in Pyongyang, Aug. «International Business Times, Oct 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pyongyang [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pyongyang>. May 2020 ».
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