梨园

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 梨園

EtymologyEdit

Literally: Pear Garden

Pear Garden was the name of the first known royal acting and musical academy in China. Later on, it came to refer to opera troops in general.

Proper nounEdit

梨园 (simplified, Pinyin Líyuán, traditional 梨園)

  1. (archaic) Pear Garden
  2. (archaic) opera troop

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 05:04