Taxonomy of meanings for 殿:

  • 殿 diàn (OC: tɯɯns MC: ten) 都甸切 去 廣韻:【軍在前曰啓後曰殿又殿最漢書音義云上功曰最下功曰殿都甸切又堂練切三 】
  • 殿 diàn (OC: dɯɯns MC: den) 堂練切 去 廣韻:【宮殿風俗通曰殿堂象東井形刻爲荷菱荷菱水物所以厭火又都甸切 】
    • BEHIND
      • n(post-N)rear part
      • viactform the rear; bring up the rear (of an army)
    • BUILDING
      • nlarge hall, part of a gōng 宮
    • COURT
      • nlarge building; court; main hall
      • nadVplacein the court-building, in the palace
    • DEFEND
      • nagentrear guard
      • vt[oN]to defend the rear; guard the rear
      • vtoNcausativeuse as rearguard
      • vtoNserve as rear guard for
    • GOVERN
      • vtoNstrengthen the government of SHI
    • LATE
      • viactcome last
    • PUBLIC BUILDING
      • nfrom Warring States times onwards: large ceremonial hall, replaces the word táng 堂 in Han times