神位

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shénwèi
Zhuyin ㄕㄣˊ ㄨㄟˋ
IPA (key) /ʂən³⁵ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹/

NounEdit

神位 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin shénwèi)

  1. a tablet with the name of an ancestor inscribed on it; spirit tablet
神位

Usage notesEdit

The tablet is usually placed in an ancestral hall so that offerings (food, incense etc.) can be placed on an alter in front of it.

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 09:16