Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

指南针 (指南針) zhǐnánzhēn

zhǐnánzhēn noun compass
Domain: Technology 技术 , Concept: Instrument 仪器
Notes: One of the four great Chinese inventions 四大发明

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷二十五 志第一 天文一 Volume 25 Treatises 1: Astronomy 1 2