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阳台
yáng tái



阳台
balcony


Definitions

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阳台yángtái
     1. n. balcony
English > Chinese
balcony
     1. 阳台
Components
yáng
     1. (philosophy) “male” principle; yang in yin-yang
     2. light
     3. sun
           太陽 - the Sun
     4. male genitals
           陽物 - penis
     5. open; overt
           陽溝 - open drain, ditch
tái
     1. typhoon
     2. tower; lookout
     3. table
     4. (Used in place names.)
     5. typhoon
     6. stage; platform
     7. desk
     8. support; stand; base
     9. station; broadcasting station
     10. (Suffix for terms of address conveying respect for the addressee.)
     11. Short for 臺語 (Taiwanese Hokkien)
     12. usage. Although use of the full traditional form 臺 is encouraged by the ROC Ministry of Education, the alternate form 台 is now more commonly used.
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