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天朝上锅 (Tiāncháo shàng guō): The Celestial Empire goes into the pot
 
天朝上锅 (Tiāncháo shàng guō): The Celestial Empire goes into the pot
  
This sounds nearly the same as 天朝上国 which means “[[Celestial Empire]] above (all other) nations.” The phrase is a sarcastic reference to China.
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In Mandarin, this sounds nearly the same as 天朝上国 (Tiāncháo shàng guó) which means “[[Celestial Empire]] above (all other) nations.” The phrase is a sarcastic reference to China.
  
 
[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]
 
[[Category: Grass-Mud Horse Lexicon]]

Revision as of 16:39, 27 October 2013

天朝上锅 (Tiāncháo shàng guō): The Celestial Empire goes into the pot

In Mandarin, this sounds nearly the same as 天朝上国 (Tiāncháo shàng guó) which means “Celestial Empire above (all other) nations.” The phrase is a sarcastic reference to China.