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  *塔* | 塔* | *塔
pagoda / tower / minaret / stupa (abbr. loanword from Sanskrit tapo) / CL:
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to rise abruptly (to a towering position) / to tower over / to spring up / to emerge suddenly / the emergence (e.g. of a power)
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  *魏* | 魏* | *魏
tower over a palace gateway (old)
iron tower
multistoried building / tower / pagoda
bell tower / campanile / clock tower / Bell Tower, historic attraction in Xian, Beijing etc
TV tower
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  *譙* | 譙* | *譙
drum tower
city gate tower
tower / CL:
plank walkway constructed on the face of a cliff / (archaic) elevated passageway connecting the upper levels of adjacent towers
a drum tower / Drum Tower, historic attraction in Xian, Beijing etc
Eiffel Tower
Chihkan Tower (formerly Fort Provintia) in Tainan, Taiwan (also written 赤嵌樓|赤嵌楼)
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  *嶢* | 嶢* | *嶢
high / steep / to tower
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Yueyang Tower, famous beauty spot in Yueyang, north Hunan, overlooking Dongting Lake 洞庭湖 / one of three famous pagodas in China along with Yellow Crane Tower 黃鶴樓|黄鹤楼 in Wuhan, Hubei and Tengwang Tower 滕王閣|滕王阁 in Nanchang, Jiangxi
Yellow Crane Tower in Wuhan City, built in 223, burnt down in 1884, rebuilt in 1985 / favored place of poet sages, who in legend arrived riding golden cranes / Tang poem by Cui Hao 崔顥|崔颢, with theme 'the past will never return' / one of three famous pagodas in China along with Yueyang Tower 岳陽樓|岳阳楼 in Yueyang, north Hunan, and Tengwang Tower 滕王閣|滕王阁 in Nanchang, Jiangxi
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  *嵂* | 嵂* | *嵂
to rise sharply / to tower
Eiffel Tower
tower (of building)
electricity pylon / transmission tower
to tower / standing tall and upright (of large building)
to tower / to stand straight (of person's bearing)
to stand tall / to tower aloft
apartment building / residential tower
Tengwang Tower in Nanchang, Jiangxi / one of three famous pagodas in China along with Yueyang Tower 岳陽樓|岳阳楼 in Yueyang, north Hunan, and Yellow Crane Tower 黃鶴樓|黄鹤楼 in Wuhan, Hubei
watchtower / lookout tower
(dialect) balcony / terrace / (literary) high building / tower / (old) stage for theatrical performance
mainstay / cornerstone / tower of strength
cooling tower
Tower of Babel, in Genesis 11:5-foll.
Oriental Pearl Tower
Fan Zhongyan (989-1052), minister of Northern Song who led the failed reform of 1043, author of On Yueyang Tower 岳陽樓記|岳阳楼记
control tower
to live high and look down (idiom) / to overlook / to tower above / to occupy the high ground / fig. arrogance based on one's social position
diving platform / diving tower / landing platform
tower crane
stupa / tower venerating the ashes of the Buddha
glazed tile pagoda / glazed tower of minaret
sand grains accumulate to make a tower a tower (idiom); by gathering small amounts one gets a huge quantity / many a mickle makes a muckle
Jin Mao Tower, skyscraper in Shanghai
fire beacon tower (used in frontier regions in former times to relay information about the enemy, using smoke by day and fire at night)
observation tower / lookout tower
Cui Hao (-754), Tang dynasty poet and author of poem Yellow Crane Tower 黃鶴樓|黄鹤楼
On Yueyang Tower (1045), essay by Song writer Fan Zhongyan 范仲淹
North tower / Beita district of Shaoyang city 邵陽市|邵阳市, Hunan
World Trade Center (the twin towers destroyed by the 9-11 terrorists)
watch tower / drum tower marking night watches
Tokyo Tower
small ventilation tower on roof of building
leaning tower
watchtower / observation tower / police booth
defensive tower / lookout tower / enemy radio station
The first concern is affairs of state, enjoying the pleasure comes later. Quotation from essay On Yueyang Tower 岳陽樓記|岳阳楼记 by Song writer Fan Zhongyan 范仲淹
a tower crane
watch tower / movable battlefield turret
Chihkan Tower (formerly Fort Provintia) in Tainan, Taiwan (also written 赤崁樓|赤崁楼)
bridgehead (military) / stronghold serving as a base for advancing further into enemy territory / bridge tower (ornamental structure at either end of a bridge) / (fig.) gateway (place that provides access to other places beyond it) / bridgehead (key location serving as a base for further expansion)
North tower district / Beita district of Shaoyang city 邵陽市|邵阳市, Hunan
Yueyang Tower district of Yueyang city 岳陽|岳阳, Hunan
Tower of Buddhist Incense in the Summer Palace 頤和園|颐和园, Beijing
Oriental Pearl Television Tower
Jin Tower / abbr. for 天津環球金融中心|天津环球金融中心 Tianjin World Financial Center, skyscraper a.k.a. the Tianjin Tower
dice tower
distillation tower / bubble tower / plate column
Tianjin World Financial Center, skyscraper a.k.a. the Tianjin Tower or Jin Tower / abbr. to 津塔
distillation tower / bubble tower / plate column
lit. the dragon-fly shakes the stone tower (idiom); fig. to overestimate one's capabilities
ivory tower
to tower over / rising (to a dominant position)
fire beacon tower (used in frontier regions in former times to relay information about the enemy, using smoke by day and fire at night)
Kizilgaha (Uighur: red-mouthed crow or border sentry), site of famous fire beacon tower and cliff caves in Kuchar county 庫車|库车, Aksu 阿克蘇地區|阿克苏地区, Xinjiang
Kizilgaha fire beacon tower in Kuchar county 庫車|库车, Aksu 阿克蘇地區|阿克苏地区, Xinjiang


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