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  *送* | 送* | *送
to deliver / to carry / to give (as a present) / to present (with) / to see off / to send
  *首* | 首* | *首
head / chief / first (occasion, thing etc) / classifier for poems, songs etc
  *曲* | 曲* | *曲
tune / song / CL:
  *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
  *诗* | 诗* | *诗
abbr. for Shijing 詩經|诗经, the Book of Songs
  *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
repertoire / program / song / piece of music
high tide / high water / upsurge / climax / orgasm / chorus (part of a song)
Jiading district of northwest Shanghai / final reign name 1208-1224 of South Song emperor Ningzong 寧宗|宁宗
Mincho / Song font
  *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)
  *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
  *歌* | 歌* | *歌
song / CL: , / to sing
  *松* | 松* | *松
surname Song
  *松* | 松* | *松
pine / CL:
  *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
  *淞* | 淞* | *淞
name of a river in Jiangsu Province
  *淞* | 淞* | *淞
variant of
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
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
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
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
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
Shijing, the Book of Songs, early collection of Chinese poems and one of the Five Classics of Confucianism 五經|五经
  *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
  *吟* | 吟* | *吟
to chant / to recite / to moan / to groan / cry (of certain animals and insects) / song (ancient poem)
  *哟* | 哟* | *哟
(sentence-final particle expressing exhortation) / (syllable filler in a 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
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)
Lu You (1125-1210), widely regarded as the greatest of the Southern Song poets
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
Song Jiang, a principal hero of the novel Water Margin 水滸傳|水浒传
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
Chu Ci, the Songs of Chu (ancient book of poems, collected during Han but esp. from country of Chu c. 500 BC)
unity is strength (revolutionary slogan and popular song of 1943)
Sima Guang (1019-1086), politician and historian of Northern Song, author of Comprehensive Mirror for aid in Government 資治通鑒|资治通鉴
lit. on all sides, the songs of Chu (idiom) / fig. surrounded by enemies, isolated and without help
  *悚* | 悚* | *悚
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)
  *竦* | 竦* | *竦
respectful / horrified / to raise (one's shoulders) / to stand on tiptoe / to crane
Confucian study of ethics / study of Daoism / school for Daoism in Tang and Song times / Daoist magic / another name for 理學|理学, rational learning of Song dynasty neo-Confucianism
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
  *苌* | 苌* | *苌
plant mentioned in Book of Songs, uncertainly identified as carambola or star fruit (Averrhoa carambola)
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
the Tang (618-907) and Song (960-1279) dynasties
Tang and Song dynasty provincial governor, in Tang times having military and civil authority, but only civil authority in Song
Huang Tingjian (1045-1105), Song poet and calligrapher
  *繇* | 繇* | *繇
folk-song / forced labor
  *凇* | 凇* | *凇
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
Kaifeng as the capital of Northern Song dynasty
mournful song / dirge / elegy
Bao Zheng (999-1062), Northern Song official renowned for his honesty / modern day metaphor for an honest politician
  *赓* | 赓* | *赓
to continue (as a song)
History of the Yuan Dynasty, twenty third of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Song Lian 宋濂 in 1370 during the Ming Dynasty, 210 scrolls
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
love 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

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