NTI Buddhist Text Reader

Chinese Word Detail

高昌     Gāochāng     Gaochang / Qara-hoja

Grammar: Proper Noun
Notes: Uyghur: Qara-hoja, was a historic city in an oasis on the northern rim of the Taklamakan Desert, Xinjiang. The ruins are located 30 km southeast of present-day Turpan.
Concept: 城市 City
Parent concept: 中国 (China)
Topic: History

Other senses of the word: 高昌

Pinyin English

Copyright Nan Tien Institute 2013-2014, www.nantien.edu.au.

This page was last updated on December 13, 2014.