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U+D0D1, 탑
HANGUL SYLLABLE TAB
Composition: + +
Dubeolsik input: x-k-q

[U+D0D0]
Hangul Syllables
[U+D0D2]

Korean[edit]

In imitation of the Chinese ta or pagoda. [1]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Korean word from (stupa, tower), from Sanskrit स्तूप (stūpa).

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [tʰa̠p̚]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR tap
RR (translit.) tab
MC t'ap
Yale thap

Noun[edit]

(tap) (hanja )

  1. (Buddhism) a pagoda or such a monument that has evolved from the archaic stupa
  2. a tower or such a tall structure that simply takes advantage of its height

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Erected at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London, in 1761 by Sir William Chambers. His ten-storied design is a famous exception from the traditional odd number of floors.