中堂

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Chinese[edit]

 
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
(main) hall; large room
simp. and trad.
(中堂)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

中堂

  1. (literary) central hall; central room
  2. (literary) a scroll hung in such a room
  3. (literary) courtyard
  4. (historical) prime minister; chancellor (in the Tang dynasty)
  5. (historical) grand secretary; minister of state (in the Ming and Qing dynasties)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (central hall; central room): 堂屋 (tángwū)
  • (courtyard): 庭院 (tíngyuàn)
  • (prime minister; chancellor): 宰相 (zǎixiàng)
  • (grand secretary; minister of state): 大學士大学士 (dàxuéshì)