龍門

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See also: 龙门

Chinese[edit]

dragon; imperial; Long (a surname)
 
opening; door; gate; doorway; gateway; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy)
trad. (龍門)
simp. (龙门)

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Noun[edit]

龍門

  1. gateway to success
  2. fame; glory
  3. influential person; powerful person
  4. (historical) entrance to the imperial examinations hall

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Proper noun[edit]

龍門

  1. () Longmen County, Huizhou, Guangdong, China
  2. (archaic, literary) "Longmen", a nickname for Sima Qian on account of his birthplace having been Longmen County