Chinese English Dictionary

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PinYin dòng liáng    Simplified 栋梁    Traditional 棟梁
  1. ridgepole
  2. ridgepole and beams
  3. person able to bear heavy responsibility
  4. mainstay (of organization)
  5. pillar (of state)

Chinese meanings
  1. dòngliáng
    房屋的大梁,比喻担负国家重任的人:~之才ㄧ社会~。

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