乾坤

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qiánkūn
Zhuyin ㄑㄧㄢˊ ㄎㄨㄣ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰi̯ɛn³⁵ kʰu̯ən⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

乾坤 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin qiánkūn)

  1. the |||||| (qian) and ¦¦¦¦¦¦ (kun) hexagrams from the I Ching
  2. heaven and earth
  3. the sun and the moon
  4. the nation