丹田

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dāntián
Zhuyin ㄉㄢ ㄊㄧㄢˊ
IPA (key) /ta̠n⁵⁵ tʰi̯ɛn³⁵/

NounEdit

丹田 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dāntián)

  1. dantian
  2. Field of elixir: a point 3 finger breadths below the navel, in the center of the body. Energy center: this point is also known as the Sea of Qi (气海) or the locus of the life force of the human body.
  3. Any one of the 3 dantian, namely, the upper dantian (上丹田) between the eyebrows, the center dantian (中丹田) at the solar plexus, or the lower dantian (下丹田) below the navel
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 05:46