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  *楼* | 楼* | *楼
surname Lou
  *楼* | 楼* | *楼
house with more than 1 story / storied building / floor / CL: 層|层, , 棟|栋
building (a relatively large, multi-storey one) / CL: ,
office building
a drum tower / Drum Tower, historic attraction in Xian, Beijing etc
original poster (in an online forum) / landlord of a building (traditional)
office building / CL: , 棟|栋
building under construction / commercial property / real estate (for sale or rent)
real estate market
story / floor
stair / staircase / CL: 個|个
high building / multistory building / skyscraper / CL:
A Dream of Red Mansions (first completed edition 1791) by Cao Xueqin 曹雪芹, one of the four great novels
teaching block / school building
ancient oasis town of Kroraina or Loulan on the Silk road near Lop Nor 羅布泊|罗布泊, modern Xinjiang
a building of two or more stories / CL: 棟|栋, ,
Zhonglou district of Changzhou city 常州市, Jiangsu
bell tower / campanile / clock tower / Bell Tower, historic attraction in Xian, Beijing etc
multistoried building / tower / pagoda
to jump from a building (to kill oneself) / fig. to sell at a large discount (in advertising)
airport terminal
garret / loft / attic
Drumtower city district (various) / Gulou district of Nanjing City 南京市, Jiangsu / Gulou or Drumtower district of Fuzhou city 福州市, Fujian
top of a building
tearoom / teahouse / dimsum restaurant (Hong Kong)
tower (of building)
decorated archway
office building
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
dormitory building / CL: ,
main building
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
corridor / passageway (in storied building)
to fall off or jump off a building
to go upstairs
traditional communal residence, usually of circular shape, found in Fujian province
Shilou county in Lüliang 呂梁|吕梁, Shanxi 山西
city gate tower
floor / floor (ie. metal plate, concrete slab, wooden planking etc)
to take it up a notch / to bring it up a level
staircase / flight of stairs
top floor / attic / loft / garret / penthouse / (flat) rooftop (often used as an outdoor living area etc)
residential building / CL: , , 棟|栋
tall building
apartment building / CL:
department store
slab type building
head of a flight of stairs
Zhonglou district of Changzhou city 常州市, Jiangsu
(literary) brothel / pleasure quarters
the Pentagon
Yueyang Tower district of Yueyang city 岳陽|岳阳, Hunan
balcony / high building (esp. in poetry) / tower
building / pavilion
multi-storied building
skyscraper / CL:
airport terminal
mirage (lit. or fig.)
On Yueyang Tower (1045), essay by Song writer Fan Zhongyan 範仲淹|范仲淹
skyscraper / CL:
pavilion in the air (idiom); unrealistic Utopian construction / castles in Spain / imaginary future plans
pavilions and kiosks (in Chinese gardens)
silverware store / jewelry center
towering buildings are built up from the ground (idiom) / great oaks from little acorns grow
dangerous housing / building that is about to collapse
lit. a pavilion near the water (idiom); fig. using one's proximity to the powerful to obtain favor
staircase balcony / landing
Gustave Flaubert (1821-1880), French realist novelist, author of Madame Bovary
arcade (architecture)
the people are gone and the place is empty (idiom) / the sight of a deserted place brings old friends to mind / the place is deserted / the birds have flown
corner (between walls)
Shilou county in Lüliang 呂梁|吕梁, Shanxi 山西
the pavilion closest to the water enjoys moonlight first (idiom) / to benefit from intimacy with an influential person
pavilion / variant of 婁子|娄子
(bird species of China) common swift (Apus apus)
Qing dynasty novel the Western Chamber by Yuan Yuling 袁于令 / same as 西樓夢|西楼梦
small ventilation tower on roof of building
ship with several decks / turreted junk
bejeweled jade palace (idiom); sumptuous dwelling
gallery seat (in theater)
watchtower / lookout tower
watchtower / observation tower / police booth
airport terminal
World Trade Center (the twin towers destroyed by the 9-11 terrorists)
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo 維克多·雨果|维克多·雨果
haunted house
watch tower / drum tower marking night watches
to jump to one's death
watch tower / movable battlefield turret
a building supported on pillars projecting over a river / a mountain hut supported on pillars
tenement building, typically of 2-4 stories, with a shop on the ground floor and upper floors used for residential purposes (esp. in southern China)
Qing dynasty novel the Western Chamber by Yuan Yuling 袁于令 / same as 西樓記|西楼记
Chihkan Tower (formerly Fort Provintia) in Tainan, Taiwan (also written 赤崁樓|赤崁楼)

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