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奥(ao4) denotes a place inside a house,where offerings to one's ancestors are put. It is located in the south western corner of the house.

Beside this term, are there further words like this?

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  • Are you asking for a list of obscure terms or any term that describe spiritually sacred place?
    – Tang Ho
    Feb 16, 2017 at 19:17
  • Sacred places, but if you know about a list of obscure terms please post. Feb 16, 2017 at 19:19
  • If you want I can change the question into obscure terms. Feb 16, 2017 at 19:20

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四隅(four corners of a room)

宧(yí / ㄧˊ):室內東北角(northeastern corner)

窔(yào / ㄧㄠˋ )同“穾”:室內東南角(southeast corner)

奥(ào / ㄠˋ):室內西南角(southwest corner)

屋漏(wū lòu / ㄨ ㄌㄡˋ):室內西北角(northwest corner)

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  • How come northwest corner never got its own single character?
    – Mou某
    Feb 17, 2017 at 3:11

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