Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

黄鹤楼 (黃鶴樓) huánghè lóu

huánghè lóu proper noun Yellow Crane Tower
Domain: History 历史 , Subdomain: China 中国
Notes: Located 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, also a Tang poem by Cui Hao 崔颢, with theme 'the past will never return', one of three famous pagodas in China along with Yueyang Tower 岳阳楼 in Yueyang, north Hunan, and Tengwang Tower 滕王阁 in Nanchang, Jiangxi (CC-CEDICT '黃鶴樓')

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Ming 《明史》 卷三百〇九 列傳第一百九十七 流賊 李自成 張獻忠 Volume 309 Biographies 197: Traitors - Li Zicheng, Zhang Xianzhong 1
Book of Liang 《梁書》 卷二十二 列傳第十六 太祖五王 Volume 22: Five Princes of Taizu 1
History of the Southern Dynasties 《南史》 卷五十二 列傳第四十二 梁宗室下 Volume 52 Biographies 42: The Liang Imperial Family 2 1
History of Song 《宋史》 卷二百八十三 列傳第四十二 王欽若 林特 丁謂 夏竦 Volume 283 Biographies 42: Wang Qinruo, Lin Te, Ding Wei, Xia Song 1