长乐宫

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 長樂宮

EtymologyEdit

Literally: Palace of Eternal Joy

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Chánglègōng
Zhuyin ㄔㄤˊ ㄌㄜˋ ㄍㄨㄥ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰɑŋ³⁵ lɤ⁵¹ kʊŋ⁵⁵/

Proper nounEdit

长乐宫 (simplified, Pinyin Chánglègōng, traditional 長樂宮)

  1. (archaic) Changle Palace (a Han Dynasty palace which was located in the ancient city of Chang'an)
  2. (archaic) Changle Palace (a Han Dynasty palace which was located in Luoyang)

Usage notesEdit

By the Eastern Han Dynasty, the name of Changle Palace in Chang'an was changed to Yongle Palace (永乐宫), and became the official residence of the empress dowager.

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 05:27