Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

望远镜 (望遠鏡) wàngyuǎnjìng

wàngyuǎnjìng noun telescope
Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Astronomy 天文
Notes: 望远镜 is an example of a compound word where the left side 望远 'see far' shows the nature of the right 镜 'glass' (Sun 2006, loc. 646).

Contained in

天文望远镜

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 3

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
望远镜三 望遠鏡三 望遠鏡三 History of Ming 《明史》 卷二十五 志第一 天文一 Volume 25 Treatises 1: Astronomy 1 2