Meaning of 廷

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Pinyin: tíng
English Definition: palace courtyard
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (place) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
朝廷 cháo tíng court; imperial household; dynasty
宫廷 gōng tíng court (of king or emperor)
教廷 jiào tíng the Papacy; the Vatican; the Church government; Holy See
内廷 nèi tíng place at the imperial court, where emperor handled government affairs, gave orders etc
昆廷 kūn tíng Quentin (name)
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Example Sentences
Odinga says he would accept international mediation.
We do not want to raise the issue of Katyn to a new level in domestic or international discussions.
Other prominent politicians who aspire for the presidency gave lukewarm support for the constitution because it was backed by Odinga.
We want to close this issue, paying tribute to the victims of Katyn and condemning those who committed the evil deed.
But he argues that it is far from certain that the new finding dethrones its claim to be the first bird.