城闕

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 城阙
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin chéngquè
Zhuyin ㄔㄥˊ ㄑㄩㄝˋ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂʰɤŋ³⁵ t͡ɕʰɥ̯œ⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

城闕 (traditional, Pinyin chéngquè, simplified 城阙)

  1. (literary) the watch tower on either side of a city gate