yuèchéng 月城



  • yuecheng (Pinyin without tones)
  • 月城 (Traditional Chinese)
  • 月城 (Simplified Chinese)
  • yuèchéng (Pinyin)
  • yüeh-ch'eng (Wade-Giles)
  • crescent moon defensive walls (lit.) (English)
  • crescent moon defensive walls (ATTCAT preferred) (English)

Related concepts

Broad Match: fortification elements

How to Cite This Entry

JIA Tingli 賈亭立 et al., “ 月城 yuèchéng” in Architectura Sinica last modified October 1, 2020, https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000119.


JIA Tingli 賈亭立 et al., “ 月城 yuèchéng.” In Architectura Sinica, edited by Tracy Miller. Entry published May 7, 2020. https://architecturasinica.org/keyword/k000119.

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Entry Title: 月城 yuèchéng

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  • Tracy Miller, editor, Architectura Sinica
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