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English Definitionpalace; temple; castration (as corporal punishment); first note in pentatonic scale; (Chinese surname)
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(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄍㄨㄥ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gung1

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宫主gōngzhǔimperial empress; milady
宫人gōngrénimperial concubine or palace maid; imperial secretary (old)
宫刑gōngxíngcastration (archaic punishment)
宫城gōngchéngMiyagi prefecture in north of Japan's main island Honshū 本州
Words With Same Tail Word    
故宫gùgōngformer imperial palace; the Forbidden City; abbr. for 故宫博物院
迷宫mígōngmaze; labyrinth
白宫báigōngWhite House
仙宫xiāngōngunderground palace of ghouls, e.g. Asgard of Scandinavian mythology
冬宫dōnggōngWinter Palace (St Petersburg); Hermitage Museum
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