• tang (Pinyin without tones)1
  • (Traditional Chinese)
  • (Simplified Chinese)
  • táng (Pinyin)1
  • t'ang (Wade-Giles)
  • hall (English)


A primary ritual hall, main/central room, or pavilion. Often used in compounds such as tingtang 廳堂 "mansion hall," diantang 殿堂 "palatial hall," or fotang 佛堂 "Buddha hall," etc. (T. Miller, 2020)

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  • 1 KROLL. 2015. A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, 444.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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Tracy Miller, “ táng ” in Architectura Sinica last modified March 21, 2018, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000049.


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