Meaning of 坛

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(Trad.: 壇, 罈)
Pinyin: tán
English Definition: platform; rostrum; altar; earthen jar
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Left to right
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ yún ] cloud; to say, to speak
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Example Words:
论坛 [ lùn tán ]: forum (for discussion)
花坛 [ huā tán ]: decorative mass planting of flowers and shrubs, often bounded by a low masonry border, and often part of a streetscape
世界经济论坛 [ shì jiè jīng lùn tán ]: World Economic Forum
剧坛 [ tán ]: the world of Chinese opera; theatrical circles
博鳌亚洲论坛 [ áo zhōu lùn tán ]: Bo'ao Forum for Asia (since 2001)
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