姑苏

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 姑蘇
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EtymologyEdit

Simplified form of Chinese 姑蘇

Proper nounEdit

姑苏 (simplified, Pinyin Gūsū, traditional 姑蘇)

  1. A district of modern Suzhou, established in 2012 and comprising the Old City and downtown
  2. A mountain near Suzhou
  3. (by metonymy, literary) Modern Suzhou itself
  4. (historical) The capital of the state of Wu during the Zhou dynasty; a former city located at the site of present-day Suzhou

SynonymsEdit

  • 姑苏区 (district)
  • 姑苏山 (mountain)
  • 苏州 & numerous others (city)
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 12:15