China vs Zaiwa - What's the difference?

china | zaiwa |

As a noun china

is (uncountable) the root of a climbing plant, smilax china l, once believed to have important medicinal properties or china can be (cockney rhyming slang|countable) mate (ie, friend).

As a proper noun zaiwa is

a language spoken in parts of china and burma.



(wikipedia China)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A country in East Asia, officially named the People's Republic of China ().
  • A region in East Asia comprising the areas governed by the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China (Taiwan).
  • The civilization of the Chinese people.
  • (very rarely) A female given name.
  • Derived terms

    * China Hand * Chinaman * China syndrome * Chinese * sinophobia

    See also

    * * * * * Cathay * * all the tea in China * made in China


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    Proper noun

    (en proper noun) (wikipedia Zaiwa)
  • A language spoken in parts of China and Burma.