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Tempyō

[tem-pyaw] /ˈtɛmˈpyɔ/
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1.
of or pertaining to the period of Japanese art history, a.d. 725–794, characterized by the flowering of Buddhist architecture and statuary: combined T'ang Chinese influences and emerging native traits.
Origin
< Japanese, imperial era name < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese tiān píng heaven is peaceful
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