Example sentences for: dian

How can you use “dian” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The English word computer was translated into ji suan ji calculating machine, in the mainland of China, but into dian nao , electronic brain in Taiwan and Hong Kong.

  • The film, which purports to explore the circumstances under which a celebrated anthropologist, Ethan Powell (Anthony Hopkins), disappeared among Rwandan gorillas and emerged two years later as a mute and wild-eyed killer of park rangers, is loaded with radical credos--ideas evocative of Kafka, deep ecology, and Dian Fossey at her most gorillaphilic.

  • One of China’s most remarkable architectural works survives from that era of imperial ritual, the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests (Qinian Dian), a circular hall with blue-tiled roofs capped by a golden sphere.

  • The final major pavilion is the Hall of Imperial Peace (Jin An Dian), a Daoist temple to Xuanwu, the God of Fire.

  • In the final hall (Wo Fo Dian) there is a 5-m (16-ft) lacquered statue of the reclining Buddha (dated 1321) about to attain nirvana.


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