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Manila in Chinese / Japanese...

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China mǎ ní lā
Manila Vertical Wall Scroll

馬尼拉 is the Chinese title for Manila, capital of Philippines.


Japan manira
Manila Vertical Wall Scroll

マニラ is the Japanese title for Manila, capital of the Philippines.

Note: Because this title is entirely Japanese Katakana , it should be written by a Japanese calligrapher.

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Japanese manira / マニラ
Manila Vertical Wall Scroll
Japanese Manila; (place-name) Manila (Philipines)



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Mandarin mǎ ní lā / ma3 ni2 la1
Taiwan ma ni la
Chinese Manila, capital of Philippines

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Japanese asari / あさり Japanese Manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarum)


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Japanese asari / あさり Japanese Manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarum)


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Mandarin jiāo má / jiao1 ma2
Taiwan chiao ma
Chinese abaca; Manila hemp


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Japanese asari / あさり Japanese Manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarum)


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Japanese asari / アサリ Japanese Manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarum)


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Japanese chabuutou / chabuto / ちゃぶうとう Japanese brown envelope; manila envelope


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Japanese maniraasa / manirasa / マニラあさ Japanese (See アバカ) Manila hemp (Musa textilis)



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Mandarin mǎ ní lā dà xué / ma3 ni2 la1 da4 xue2
Taiwan ma ni la ta hsüeh
Chinese University of Manila


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Japanese asari;asari / あさり;アサリ Japanese Manila clam (Ruditapes philippinarum)


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Japanese manira / マニラ Japanese (kana only) Manila

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Title CharactersRomaji(Romanized Japanese)Various forms of Romanized Chinese
mǎ ní lā
ma3 ni2 la1
ma ni la
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