T'ang T'ai Tsung

T'ang T'ai Tsung
biographical name 600-649 originally Li Shih-min Chinese emperor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • T'ai Tsung — [[t]ˈtaɪ ˈdzʊŋ[/t]] also Tai Zong [[t]ˈtaɪ ˈzɔŋ[/t]] n. anh big a.d. 597–649, Chinese emperor of the T ang dynasty 627–649 …   From formal English to slang

  • T'ai Tsung — /tuy dzoong /, (Li Shih min) A.D. 597 649, Chinese emperor of the T ang dynasty 627 649. Also, Pinyin, Tai Zong /tuy zawng /. * * * …   Universalium

  • T'ai Tsung — /tuy dzoong /, (Li Shih min) A.D. 597 649, Chinese emperor of the T ang dynasty 627 649. Also, Pinyin, Tai Zong /tuy zawng / …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hsüan Tsung — /shyuuahn dzoong / A.D. 685 762, Chinese emperor of the Tang dynasty 712 756. * * * ▪ emperor of T’ang dynasty Pinyin  Xuan Zong (temple name),  personal name (Wade–Giles romanization)  Li Lung chi,  posthumous name, or shih,  Ming Huang, or Wu… …   Universalium

  • Tai-tsung — Empereur Taizong des Tang Pour les articles homonymes, voir Taizong. Tang Taizong Li (李) Shimin (世民) Taizong (太宗) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Taoism — Taoist, n., adj. Taoistic, adj. /dow iz euhm, tow /, n. 1. the philosophical system evolved by Lao tzu and Chuang tzu, advocating a life of complete simplicity and naturalness and of noninterference with the course of natural events, in order to… …   Universalium

  • arts, East Asian — Introduction       music and visual and performing arts of China, Korea, and Japan. The literatures of these countries are covered in the articles Chinese literature, Korean literature, and Japanese literature.       Some studies of East Asia… …   Universalium

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

  • Taizong — or T ai tsung orig. Li Shimin born 598, China died 649, China Second emperor of China s Tang dynasty. In his father s campaign against the Sui dynasty, Li Shimin was responsible for the conquest of Luoyang, the eastern capital. There he built up… …   Universalium

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