少林

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

  • 少 short for: 室山 Shàoshìshān Shaoshi Peak (the western peak of Mount Song) + lín forest. The Shaolin Temple is located on the north side of Shaoshi Peak.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Shàolín
Zhuyin ㄕㄠˋ ㄌㄧㄣˊ
IPA (key) /ʂɑʊ̯⁵¹ lin³⁵/

Proper nounEdit

少林 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin Shàolín)

  1. Shaolin

Derived termsEdit


Min NanEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ɕiau˥˧lɪm˧˥ ]

Proper nounEdit

少林 (traditional and simplified, POJ Siàu-lîm)

  1. Shaolin
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 02:11