• si (Pinyin without tones)
  • (Traditional Chinese)
  • (Simplified Chinese)
  • (Pinyin)
  • ssu (Wade-Giles)


    government office; monastery (in a Buddhist context) (Guo 2002, 74; Zurcher 2007, 38-39)1


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  • 1 GUO. 2002. A Visual Dictionary of Chinese Architecture, 74.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; ZÜRCHER. 2007. The Buddhist Conquest of China: the Spread and Adaptation of Buddhism in Early Medieval China, 38-39.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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