泰斗

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Chinese[edit]

Mount Tai North Star
trad. (泰斗)
simp. #(泰斗)
Literally: “Mount Tai and the North Star”.

Etymology[edit]

Short for 泰山北斗 (tàishānběidǒu).

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

泰斗

  1. eminent scholar, musician, artist, etc.; distinguished figure
    專業泰斗 / 专业泰斗  ―  zhuānyè tàidǒu  ―  leading authority