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English Definitionpalace; hall; temple buildings
Simplified Script殿堂
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄉㄧㄢˋ ㄊㄤˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)din6tong4
Word Decomposition
殿 diànpalace hall
táng(main) hall; large room for a specific purpose; relationship between cousins etc on the paternal side of a family; of the same clan; measure word for classes, lectures, etc.; measure word for sets of furniture

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Words With Same Head Word    
殿下diànxiàYour Majesty (honorific); His or Her Highness
殿宇diànyǔ(literary) halls (of a palace or a temple)
殿后diànhòuto bring up the rear
殿卫diànwèifullback (sports)
殿试diànshìcourt examination, the top grade imperial exam
Words With Same Tail Word    
食堂shítángdining hall
礼堂lǐtángassembly hall; auditorium
教堂jiàotángchurch; chapel
天堂tiāntángparadise; heaven
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