• zuo (Pinyin without tones)2
  • (Traditional Chinese)
  • (Simplified Chinese)
  • zuò (Pinyin)2
  • tso (Wade-Giles)
  • seat (ATTCAT preferred) (English)1


    1. type of seat, often of authority or status, such as a throne; position in a site; 2. to sit (陳 2010, 179; Kroll 2016, online edition)2

    1. 座位或平的類型,通常象徵權威或特殊地位,例如寶座;在某場所中的位置;2. 坐著 (陳 2010, 179; Kroll 2016, online edition)2

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  • 1 2022. ATTCAT 2022Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record
  • 2 陳. 2010. 《營造法式》辭解, 179.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record; KROLL. 2016. A Student's Dictionary of Classical and Medieval Chinese, accessed May 27, 2022.Link to Zotero Bibliographic Record

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Tracy Miller et al., “ zuò” in Architectura Sinica last modified June 1, 2022, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000236.


Tracy Miller et al., “ zuò.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published June 1, 2022. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000236.

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Entry Title: zuò

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  • Tracy Miller, editor, Architectura Sinica
  • ZHUGE Jing 諸葛净, associate editor, Architectural Terminology
  • Tracy Miller and CHEN Zhuo 陈卓, entry contributors, “ zuò

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