• cun (Pinyin without tones)1
  • (Traditional Chinese)
  • (Simplified Chinese)
  • cūn (Pinyin)1
  • ts'un (Wade-Giles)


    village; a settlement of farmers in rural areas with varying levels of governance (Fu 2017, 352; Hucker 1985, 529; Kroll 2016, online edition).2


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  • 1 漢語大詞典編纂処. 2011. 漢語大詞典, accessed May 26, 2022.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 FU. 2017. Traditional Chinese Architecture: Twelve Essays, 352.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; HUCKER. 1985. A Dictionary of official titles in Imperial China, 529.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; KROLL. 2016. A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, accessed May 26, 2022.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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Tracy Miller et al., “ cūn” in Architectura Sinica last modified May 26, 2022, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000228.


Tracy Miller et al., “ cūn.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published May 26, 2022. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000228.

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Entry Title: cūn

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