羊城

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Chinese[edit]

caprid city walls; city; town
simp. and trad.
(羊城)

Etymology[edit]

From the 5 sheep or goats supposedly ridden by the Taoist immortals who visited Guangzhou at its founding and introduced the cultivation of rice to its people. Their mounts were said to have turned into the five stones once preserved in the city's Temple of the Five Immortals.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

羊城

  1. (literary) City of the Rams: Guangzhou in Guangdong.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]