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surname dyke
trad. (錢塘)
simp. (钱塘)
variant forms 錢唐钱唐
 
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EtymologyEdit

Named for the dyke constructed on the river by Qian Liu (錢鏐), ruler of Wuyue, one of the Ten Kingdoms that succeeded the Tang dynasty.

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Proper nounEdit

錢塘

  1. (~江) Qiantang River (a river in Zhejiang, China)
  2. () (historical) Qiantang (a county in ancient China; modern Hangzhou, Zhejiang)