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Ziyuan

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  1. a Chinese dictionary attributed to the Eastern Jin Dynasty scholar Ge Hong

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  2. The original text was lost, and the small modern Ziyuan recension has 34 headwords, mostly Chinese Buddhist loanword terminology

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  3. Feng (2004:205) classifies ta as a "monosyllabic phonemic loanword," and notes: 塔/ta/=浮屠/futu/=浮图/futu/=佛图/futu/=数斗波/shudoupo/=兜婆/doupo/:Buddhist tower: "塔,佛堂也 ta is Buddhist tower" (字苑), "作九层浮图 To buil

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  4. notable for having the first occurrence of the Chinese borrowing ta (塔; tǎ; t'a; "tower; pagoda")

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  5. borrowed from buddhastupa of Sanskrit

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