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A kwoon (simplified Chinese: 馆; traditional Chinese: 館; pinyin: guǎn; Jyutping: gun2) is a training hall for Chinese martial arts.
According to A Chinese-English Dictionary (Revised Edition) 1978, from Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press (PRC), the word guǎn can also mean
1) Accommodation for guests;
2) Embassy, legation or consulate;
3) (Of service trades) shop;
4) A place for cultural activities;
5) (Archaic) An old-style private school
The website MDBG English to Chinese Dictionary also defines the word guǎn as meaning building, shop, service establishment, embassy or consulate, and also includes school as an old meaning for the word.
In Cantonese, the term kwoon is used when referring to:
Police Stations - Chaai Kwoon (差館)
Mahjong Houses - Ma Jeuk Kwoon (麻雀館)
Kung Fu Studios - Gung Fu Kwoon (功夫館)
Guild Halls - Wui Kwoon (會館)
Kwoon is also a post-rock band from France.
- The Last Trip of a Drunken Man
- Emily Was a Queen
- Ayron Norya
- Back From the Deep
- Labyrinth of Wrinch
- When the Flowers Were Singing...
- Frozen Bird
- Great Escape
- Memories of a Commander
- Tinklëh Skofa
- The Door
- Eternal Jellyfish Ballet
- The Beast
- Last Sundown
- Blue Melody
- I Lived on the Moon
- The Guillotine Show