Meaning of 庙

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(Trad.: 廟)
Pinyin: miào
English Definition: temple; ancestral shrine; Classifiers: ; temple fair; great imperial hall; imperial
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 8; Radical: 广
Ideographic: A building 广 containing an altar
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
    • 广 [ guǎng ] broad, vast, wide; building, house
    • [ yóu ] cause, reason; from
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Example Words:
寺庙 [ miào ]: temple; monastery; shrine
庙宇 [ miào ]: temple
伊瑞克提翁庙 [ ruì wēng miào ]: the Erechteum, Athens
喇嘛庙 [ ma miào ]: lamasery; temple of Tibetan Buddhism
娘娘庙 [ niáng niáng miào ]: temple of Goddess of Fertility
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