龙盘虎踞

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 龍盤虎踞

Etymology[edit]

Literally: (a rocky and uneven terrain which is like) a dragon coiled or a tiger crouched

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin lóng pán hǔ jù
Zhuyin ㄌㄨㄥˊ ㄆㄢˊ ㄏㄨˇ ㄐㄩˋ
IPA (key) /lʊŋ³⁵ pʰa̠n³⁵ xu²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡ɕy⁵¹/

Idiom[edit]

龙盘虎踞 (simplified, Pinyin lóng pán hǔ jù, traditional 龍盤虎踞)

  1. a location that is forbidding and dangerous

Alternative forms[edit]