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  *送* | 送* | *送
to deliver / to carry / to give (as a present) / to present (with) / to see off / to send
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  *首* | 首* | *首
head / chief / first (occasion, thing etc) / classifier for poems, songs etc
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  *曲* | 曲* | *曲
tune / song / CL:
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  *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
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  *诗* | 诗* | *诗
abbr. for Shijing 詩經|诗经, the Book of Songs
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  *宋* | 宋* | *宋
surname Song / the Song dynasty (960-1279) / also Song of the Southern dynasties 南朝宋 (420-479)
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
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repertoire / program / song / piece of music
high tide / high water / upsurge / climax / orgasm / chorus (part of a song)
HSK 6
Jiading district of northwest Shanghai / final reign name 1208-1224 of South Song emperor Ningzong 寧宗|宁宗
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  *颂* | 颂* | *颂
ode / eulogy / to praise in writing / to wish (in letters)
Five Dynasties, period of history between the fall of the Tang dynasty (907) and the founding of the Song dynasty (960), when five would-be dynasties were established in quick succession in North China
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)
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  *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)
zither or guzheng / large zither with 13 to 25 strings, developed from guqin 古琴 during Tang and Song times
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  *歌* | 歌* | *歌
song / CL: , / to sing
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  *松* | 松* | *松
surname Song
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  *松* | 松* | *松
pine / CL:
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  *松* | 松* | *松
loose / to loosen / to relax
the Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)
to collect local cultural material (recording folk songs, taking photos etc)
legendary / fantasy saga / romance / short stories of the Tang and Song Dynasty
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  *淞* | 淞* | *淞
name of a river in Jiangsu Province
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  *淞* | 淞* | *淞
variant of
the Northern Song Dynasty (960-1127)
one of the three main divisions of the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经
old language / the Classics / classical Chinese as a literary model, esp. in Tang and Song prose / classical Chinese as a school subject
xiaodiao, a Chinese folk song genre / minor key (in music)
most perfect song
triumphal hymn / victory song / paean
song
love song
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
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  *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
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  *哟* | 哟* | *哟
(sentence-final particle expressing exhortation) / (syllable filler in a song)
to pass on a song
Wang Anshi (1021-1086), Song dynasty politician and writer, one of the Eight Giants 唐宋八大家
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
Lord Bao or Judge Bao, fictional nickname of Bao Zheng 包拯 (999-1062), Northern Song official renowned for his honesty
one of the three main divisions of the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经
Kaifeng prefecture level city in Henan, old capital of Northern Song, former provincial capital of Henan / old name Bianliang 汴梁
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)
Su Dongpo, another name for Su Shi 蘇軾|苏轼 (1037-1101), northern Song writer and calligrapher
style of folk song popular in Gansu, Qinghai and Ningxia / CL:
Sorrow at Parting, poem by Qu Yuan 屈原 in Songs of Chu 楚辭|楚辞
unity is strength (revolutionary slogan and popular song of 1943)
lit. on all sides, the songs of Chu (idiom) / fig. surrounded by enemies, isolated and without help
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  *悚* | 悚* | *悚
frightened
song lyric / lyrics
Gaozong Emperor, Temple name of the tenth Song Emperor Zhao Gou 趙構|赵构 (1107-1187 AD), reigned (1127-1162 AD)
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  *竦* | 竦* | *竦
respectful / horrified / to raise (one's shoulders) / to stand on tiptoe / to crane
Arirang 아리랑, famous Korean song of love and tragic separation, based on folk tale from Georyo dynasty / Arirang, series of Korean earth observation space satellites
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  *苌* | 苌* | *苌
plant mentioned in Book of Songs, uncertainly identified as carambola or star fruit (Averrhoa carambola)
Song Dynasty (960-1279) / also Song of Southern dynasties 南朝宋 (420-479)
Mt Song 嵩山 in Henan, one of the Five Sacred Mountains 五嶽|五岳
lit. to celebrate peace with songs and dance (idiom) / fig. to make a show of happiness and prosperity
Six Classics, namely: Book of Songs 詩經|诗经, Book of History 尚書|尚书, Book of Rites 儀禮|仪礼, the lost Book of Music 樂經|乐经, Book of Changes 易經|易经, Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋
Huang Tingjian (1045-1105), Song poet and calligrapher
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  *凇* | 凇* | *凇
icicle
stir-fried pork, favorite of Northern Song writer Su Shi 蘇軾|苏轼, a.k.a. Su Dongpo 蘇東坡|苏东坡
mournful song / dirge / elegy
Bao Zheng (999-1062), Northern Song official renowned for his honesty / modern day metaphor for an honest politician
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  *赓* | 赓* | *赓
to continue (as a song)
Zhao Kuangyin, personal name of founding Song emperor Song Taizu 宋太祖 (927-976)
Song and Yuan literary form based on vernacular folk stories
difficult songs find few singers (idiom) / highbrow
song
the Three Su father and sons / refers to northern Song literati Su Xun 蘇洵|苏洵, Su Shi 蘇軾|苏轼 and Su Zhe 蘇轍|苏辙
song
Eight Giants of Tang and Song prose, esp. involved in the Classics movement 古文運動|古文运动, namely: Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈, Liu Zongyuan 柳宗元, Ouyang Xiu 歐陽修|欧阳修, the Three Su father and sons 三蘇|三苏, Wang Anshi 王安石, Zeng Gong 曾鞏|曾巩
Song of the Southern dynasties (420-479), with capital at Nanjing / also known as Liu Song 劉宋|刘宋
Emperor Taizu of Song, posthumous title of the founding Song emperor Zhao Kuangyin 趙匡胤|赵匡胤 (927-976), reigned from 960
to appear on the public roll of successful examinees (i.e. pass an exam) / to make the list / (of a song) to hit the charts
Mincho / Song font
cover song / to cover a song
The Book of Family Names, anonymous Song dynasty reading primer listing 438 surnames
School of Mind / Neo-Confucian Idealistic School (from Song to mid-Qing times, c. 1000-1750, typified by the teachings of Wang Yangming 王陽明|王阳明)
the Book of Songs 詩經|诗经 and the Book of History 書經|书经
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  *埄* | 埄* | *埄
landmark used during the Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD)
The first concern is affairs of state, enjoying the pleasure comes later. Quotation from essay On Yueyang Tower 岳陽樓記|岳阳楼记 by Song writer Fan Zhongyan 範仲淹|范仲淹
the Song dynasty (960-1279) / refers to the Northern (960-1127) and Southern Song (1128-1279)
Toktoghan (1314-1355), Mongol politician during the Yuan dynasty, prime minister until 1345, compiled three dynastic histories of Song 宋史, Liao 遼史|辽史 and Jin 金史 / also written Tuoketuo 托克托
History of the Five Dynasties, eighteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Xue Juzheng 薛居正 in 974 during Northern Song 北宋, 150 scrolls
Auld Lang Syne, Scottish song with lyrics by Robert Burns 羅伯特·伯恩斯|罗伯特·伯恩斯, sung to mark the start of a new year or as a farewell / also rendered 友誼萬歲|友谊万岁 or 友誼天長地久|友谊天长地久
to use an opponent's own methods to obtain retribution (idiom, from Song dynasty neo-Confucianist Zhu Xi 朱熹); to get revenge by playing sb back at his own game / to give sb a taste of his own medicine
Song of the Pipa Player, long poem by Tang poet Bai Juyi 白居易
to sing a song
storytelling dramatic art dating back to Song and Yuan periods, single narrator without music, often historical topics with commentary

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