故宫

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 故宮

EtymologyEdit

(former) + (palace)

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin gùgōng
Zhuyin ㄍㄨˋ ㄍㄨㄥ
IPA (key) /ku⁵¹ kʊŋ⁵⁵/
Homophones
僱工/雇工
故宮/故宫

NounEdit

故宫 (simplified, Pinyin gùgōng, traditional 故宮)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin) imperial palace

Proper nounEdit

故宫 (simplified, Pinyin gùgōng, traditional 故宮)

  1. Forbidden City
  2. Mukden Palace
  3. National Palace Museum (short for 国立故宫博物院 or 故宫博物院)
  4. Ming Palace

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 18:21