二里頭

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Chinese[edit]

two; 2 li, a Chinese unit of length suff. for nouns; head
trad. (二里頭)
simp. (二里头)
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Etymology[edit]

From Chinese (èr, "two") + (, "li, the Chinese mile") + (tóu, "head")

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Proper noun[edit]

二里頭

  1. Erlitou, a Chinese village in Henan
  2. (archaeology) The Erlitou archaeological site, the type site of the Erlitou culture
  3. (historical, archaeology, usu. as an adj.) The Erlitou culture itself, sometimes identified with the Xia dynasty

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