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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *送* | 送* | *送
to deliver / to carry / to give (as a present) / to present (with) / to see off / to send
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *首* | 首* | *首
head / chief / first (occasion, thing etc) / classifier for poems, songs etc
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *曲* | 曲* | *曲
tune / song / CL:
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *歌* | 歌* | *歌
song / CL: , / to sing
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *支* | 支* | *支
to support / to sustain / to erect / to raise / branch / division / to draw money / classifier for rods such as pens and guns, for army divisions and for songs or compositions
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *诗* | 诗* | *诗
abbr. for Shijing 詩經|诗经, the Book of Songs
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *松* | 松* | *松
surname Song
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *松* | 松* | *松
pine / CL:
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *松* | 松* | *松
loose / to loosen / to relax
legendary / fantasy saga / romance / short stories of the Tang and Song Dynasty
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *宋* | 宋* | *宋
surname Song / the Song dynasty (960-1279) / also Song of the Southern dynasties 南朝宋 (420-479)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *哟* | 哟* | *哟
(sentence-final particle expressing exhortation) / (syllable filler in a song)
song lyric / lyrics
to return to old ways (a Confucian aspiration) / to turn back the clock / neoclassical school during Tang and Song associated with classical writing 古文 / retro (fashion style based on nostalgia, esp. for 1960s)
to sing a song
repertoire / program / song / piece of music
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *吟* | 吟* | *吟
to chant / to recite / to moan / to groan / cry (of certain animals and insects) / song (ancient poem)
high tide / high water / upsurge / climax / orgasm / chorus (part of a song)
love song
Kaifeng prefecture level city in Henan, old capital of Northern Song, former provincial capital of Henan / old name Bianliang 汴梁
style of folk song popular in Gansu, Qinghai and Ningxia / CL:
Jiading district of northwest Shanghai / final reign name 1208-1224 of South Song emperor Ningzong 寧宗|宁宗
Mincho / Song font
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *颂* | 颂* | *颂
ode / eulogy / to praise in writing / to wish (in letters)
Five Dynasties (in different contexts, from mythology through to Han and the interregnum between Han and Tang) / the five dynasties forming the interregnum between Tang and Song (936-947), namely: Later Liang 後梁|后梁, Later Tang 後唐|后唐, Later Jin 後晉|后晋, Later Han 後漢|后汉, Later Zhou 後周|后周
famous song / well-known piece of music
School of Principle / Neo-Confucian Rationalistic School (from Song to mid-Qing times, c. 1000-1750, typified by the teachings of Cheng Hao 程顥|程颢, Cheng Yi 程頤|程颐 and Zhu Xi 朱熹)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *嵩* | 嵩* | *嵩
lofty / Mt Song in Henan
to signal the musicians (in Chinese opera, by prolonging a spoken word before attacking a song) / (coll.) to challenge
folk song / CL: ,
Song dynasty (960-1279)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *诵* | 诵* | *诵
to read aloud / to recite
zither or guzheng / large zither with 13 to 25 strings, developed from guqin 古琴 during Tang and Song times
ballad / folk song
the Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *耸* | 耸* | *耸
to excite / to raise up / to shrug / high / lofty / towering
collect folk songs
The East is Red, north Shaanxi folk song
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *淞* | 淞* | *淞
name of a river in Jiangsu Province
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *淞* | 淞* | *淞
variant of
to sing loudly / to lift one's voice in song
Song Dynasty (960-1279) / also Song of Southern dynasties 南朝宋 (420-479)
the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127)
one of the three main divisions of the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经
start of literary work / opening song of ballad in Tanci style 彈詞|弹词
the Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) dynasties
Nichang, abbr. for the Tang Dynasty song "Raiment of Rainbows and Feathers" 霓裳羽衣曲 or 霓裳羽衣舞
Su Shi (1037-1101), also known as Su Dongpo 蘇東坡|苏东坡 northern Song Dynasty writer and calligrapher / one of the Three Su father and sons 三蘇|三苏 and one of the Eight Giants of Tang and Song Prose 唐宋八大家
old language / the Classics / classical Chinese as a literary model, esp. in Tang and Song prose / classical Chinese as a school subject
most perfect song
triumphal hymn / victory song / paean
genre of song-and-dance duet popular in northeast China
Mt Song in Henan, central of the Five Sacred Mountains 五嶽|五岳
Qu Yuan (340-278 BC), famous Warring States statesman and poet, author of Sorrow at Parting 離騷|离骚 Lisao in Songs of Chu 楚辭|楚辞
lit. before it rains, bind around with silk (idiom, from Book of Songs 詩經|诗经); fig. to plan ahead / to prepare for a rainy day
Yue Fei (1103-1142), Song dynasty patriot and general
love song
Five Sacred Mountains of the Daoists, namely: Mt Tai 泰山 in Shandong, Mt Hua 華山|华山 in Shaanxi, Mt Heng 衡山 in Hunan, Mt Heng 恆山|恒山 in Shanxi, Mt Song 嵩山 in Henan
Jigong or Daoji (1130-1207), Southern Song Dynasty Buddhist monk
Bao Qingtian, fictional nickname of Bao Zheng 包拯 (999-1062), Northern Song official renowned for his honesty
Kaifeng prefecture level city in Henan, old capital of Northern Song, former provincial capital of Henan / old name Bianliang 汴梁
imitation Song dynasty typeface / Fangsong font
to make an issue of sth / to fuss / to make a song and dance
Wu Song, a heroic outlaw of Liangshan po 梁山泊 in the classic novel Water Margin 水滸傳|水浒传, whose exploits including killing a tiger with his bare hands
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *筝* | 筝* | *筝
guzheng or long zither / long zither with 13 to 16 strings, developed from guqin 古琴 during Tang and Song times / Japanese koto
Shijing, the Book of Songs, early collection of Chinese poems and one of the Five Classics of Confucianism 五經|五经
the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经 and the Book of History 書經|书经
The Book of Family Names, anonymous Song dynasty reading primer listing 438 surnames
folk song / mountain song
Song Qingling or Rosemonde Soong (1893-1981), wife of Sun Yat-sen 孫中山|孙中山
(of a song) to pass from person to person
shepherd's song / pastoral
Wang Anshi (1021-1086), Song dynasty politician and writer, one of the Eight Giants 唐宋八大家
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *阕* | 阕* | *阕
section of a song / shut
Li Qingzhao (1084-c. 1151), southern Song female poet
Zhu Xi or Chu Hsi (1130-1200), also known as Master Zhu 朱子, Song dynasty Confucian writer and propagandist, founder of neo-Confucianism
(sad) farewell song
music and song (formal writing)
magistrate (during Tang and Song dynasties) / mythological underworld judge
Lord Bao or Judge Bao, fictional nickname of Bao Zheng 包拯 (999-1062), Northern Song official renowned for his honesty
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *讼* | 讼* | *讼
(literary) to decline / to wane / title of a section in the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经
one of the three main divisions of the Book of Song 詩經|诗经
the Five Classics of Confucianism, namely: the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经, the Book of History 書經|书经, the Classic of Rites 禮記|礼记, the Book of Changes 易經|易经, and the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋
song and dance troupe
sporting coach / military drill master (in Song times)
Lu You (1125-1210), widely regarded as the greatest of the Southern Song poets
Ouyang Xiu (1007-1072), Northern Song dynasty prose writer and historian
a form or theatrical double act, popular since Qing times, with one player seated stage front and acting out the poem or song of the second player hidden at the back (also written 雙黄|双黄) / double reed (as used in oboe or bassoon) / an oboe or bassoon
Su Dongpo, another name for Su Shi 蘇軾|苏轼 (1037-1101), northern Song writer and calligrapher
composer / song writer
Yang Saga, a popular fiction from the Northern Song, depicting the heroic Yang family 楊業|杨业 of warriors
Song Jiang, a principal hero of the novel Water Margin 水滸傳|水浒传
Soong Mei-ling or Song Meiling (1898-2003), Chiang Kai-shek's wife (subsequently widow)
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect   *崧* | 崧* | *崧
variant of
Sorrow at Parting, poem by Qu Yuan 屈原 in Songs of Chu 楚辭|楚辞
A Mirror for the Wise Ruler (or Comprehensive Mirror for Aid in Government), a vast chronological general history, written by 司馬光|司马光 Sima Guang (1019-1089) and collaborators during the Northern Song in 1084, covering the period 403 BC-959 AD, 294 scrolls
Chu Ci, the Songs of Chu (ancient book of poems, collected during Han but esp. from country of Chu c. 500 BC)

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