神位

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shénwèi
Zhuyin ㄕㄣˊ ㄨㄟˋ
IPA (key) /ʂən³⁵ u̯eɪ̯⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

神位 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin shénwèi)

  1. a tablet with the name of an ancestor inscribed on it; spirit tablet
神位

Usage notes[edit]

The tablet is usually placed in an ancestral hall so that offerings (food, incense etc.) can be placed on an alter in front of it.

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