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jing : capital Pinyinjīng (first tone)
Englishcapital
Sounds like the 'jing' in 'jingle'

The new simplified form of the character hides its origin as 'tall' building.

běi jīng rén
bei : north jing : capital ren : person
north capital person = Person from Beijing (Peking, Peiping)

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