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  *塔* | 塔* | *塔
pagoda / tower / minaret / stupa (abbr. loanword from Sanskrit tapo) / CL:
HSK 6
to tower / to stand straight (of person's bearing)
HSK 7-9
apartment building / residential tower
HSK 7-9
to rise abruptly (to a towering position) / to tower over / to spring up / to emerge suddenly / the emergence (e.g. of a power)
HSK 7-9
to stand tall / to tower aloft
HSK 7-9
multistoried building / tower / pagoda
plank walkway constructed on the face of a cliff / (archaic) elevated passageway connecting the upper levels of adjacent towers
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  *魏* | 魏* | *魏
tower over a palace gateway (old)
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
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)
Chihkan Tower (formerly Fort Provintia) in Tainan, Taiwan (also written 赤嵌樓|赤嵌楼)
Eiffel Tower
stupa / tower venerating the ashes of the Buddha
Eiffel Tower
iron tower
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  *嵂* | 嵂* | *嵂
to rise sharply / to tower
TV tower
bell tower / campanile / clock tower / Bell Tower, historic attraction in Xian, Beijing etc
ivory tower
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  *嶢* | 嶢* | *嶢
high / steep / to tower
Cui Hao (-754), Tang dynasty poet and author of poem Yellow Crane Tower 黃鶴樓|黄鹤楼
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  *譙* | 譙* | *譙
drum tower
a drum tower / Drum Tower, historic attraction in Xian, Beijing etc
city gate 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
watchtower / lookout tower
tower (of building)
watch tower / drum tower marking night watches
small ventilation tower on roof of building
watchtower; guard tower / police booth
to tower / standing tall and upright (of large building)
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  *峙* | 峙* | *峙
(literary) to tower aloft
Yueyang Tower district of Yueyang city 岳陽|岳阳, Hunan
to be the first to worry about affairs of state, and the last to enjoy oneself (quotation from the essay On Yueyang Tower 岳陽樓記|岳阳楼记 by Song writer Fan Zhongyan 范仲淹
mainstay / cornerstone / tower of strength
to tower over / rising (to a dominant position)
tower crane
control tower
watch tower / movable battlefield turret
Tower of Babel, in Genesis 11:5-foll.
lit. the dragon-fly shakes the stone tower (idiom); fig. to overestimate one's capabilities
fire beacon tower (used in frontier regions in former times to relay information about the enemy, using smoke by day and fire at night)
Chihkan Tower (formerly Fort Provintia) in Tainan, Taiwan (also written 赤崁樓|赤崁楼)
leaning tower
North tower / Beita district of Shaoyang city 邵陽市|邵阳市, Hunan
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
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
diving platform / diving tower / landing platform
Jin Mao Tower, skyscraper in Shanghai
World Trade Center (the twin towers destroyed by the 9-11 terrorists)
Tower of Buddhist Incense in the Summer Palace 頤和園|颐和园, Beijing
Kizilgaha, site of a famous fire beacon tower and cliff caves in Kuqa, Aksu Prefecture, Xinjiang
Kizilgaha fire beacon tower in Kuchar county 庫車|库车, Aksu 阿克蘇地區|阿克苏地区, Xinjiang
cooling tower
a tower crane
(gaming) tower defense
Tianjin World Financial Center, skyscraper a.k.a. the Tianjin Tower or Jin Tower / abbr. to 津塔
On Yueyang Tower (1045), essay by Song writer Fan Zhongyan 范仲淹
fire beacon tower (used in frontier regions in former times to relay information about the enemy, using smoke by day and fire at night)
defensive tower / lookout tower / enemy radio station
Tokyo Tower
Oriental Pearl Tower
Oriental Pearl Television Tower
distillation tower / bubble tower / plate column
(dialect) balcony / terrace / (literary) high building / tower / (old) stage for theatrical performance
distillation tower / bubble tower / plate column
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
glazed tile pagoda / glazed tower of minaret
watchtower / observation tower
observation tower / lookout tower
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
bell chamber (at the top of a bell tower)
electricity pylon / transmission tower
dice tower
tower / CL:


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