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  *吳* | 吳* | *吳
surname Wu / area comprising southern Jiangsu, northern Zhejiang and Shanghai / name of states in Southern China at different historical periods
Soochow University (Suzhou, PRC from 1900-1952) / Soochow University (Taipei, Taiwan since 1954)
Journey to the West, Ming dynasty novel by Wu Cheng'en 吳承恩|吴承恩, one of the Four Classic Novels of Chinese literature / also called Pilgrimage to the West or Monkey
Tongxin county in Wuzhong 吳忠|吴忠, Ningxia
Angkor Wat, temple complex in Cambodia
Eastern Wu (222-280) / the southern state of Wu during the Three Kingdoms period, founded by Sun Quan 孫權|孙权
Sun Quan (reigned 222-252), southern warlord and king of state of Wu 吳|吴 in the Three Kingdoms period
Wuzhong district of Suzhou city 蘇州市|苏州市, Jiangsu
Wuxing district of Huzhou city 湖州市, Zhejiang
Wu state (in south China, in different historical periods) / Wu state 220-280, founded by Sun Quan 孫權|孙权 the southernmost of the three Kingdoms
Wuzi, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, written by Wu Qi 吳起|吴起
The Scholars, Qing dynasty novel by Wu Jingzi 吳敬梓|吴敬梓, an extended satire on the Imperial Examination system
Wu Qi (440-381 BC), military leader and politician of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC), author of Wuzi 吳子|吴子, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
Wuqi county in Yan'an 延安, Shaanxi
Chen Sheng (died 208 BC), Qin dynasty rebel, leader of the Chen Sheng Wu Guang Uprising 陳勝吳廣起義|陈胜吴广起义
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Japanese variant of 吳|吴
Wu Sangui (1612-1678), Chinese general who let the Manchus into China and helped them establish the Qing Dynasty, later leading a revolt against Qing in an effort to start his own dynasty
Wu Yong, character of 水滸傳|水浒传, nicknamed Resourceful Star 智多星
Lu Su or Lu Zijing 魯子敬|鲁子敬 (172-217), statesman, diplomat and strategist of Eastern Wu 東吳|东吴
southern states of Wu and Chu / the middle and lower Yangtze valley
Wujiang county level city in Suzhou 蘇州|苏州, Jiangsu
Wu Cheng'en (1500-1582), author (or compiler) of novel Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记
Wusong river and dock area in Shanghai
Wu Zixu (-484 BC), powerful politician in Wu / famous as destitute refugee begging in Wu town, cf 吳市吹簫|吴市吹箫
Wuqi county in Yan'an 延安, Shaanxi
The Goddess, 1934 silent film about a Shanghai prostitute, directed by 吳永剛|吴永刚
Wu Zun or Chun Wu (1979-), Bruneian actor, vocalist of Fei Lun Hai (Fahrenheit)
Wuxing district of Huzhou city 湖州市, Zhejiang
Wu Jianhao or Vanness Wu (1978-), Taiwan pop star and actor, F4 band member
Francis Ng Chun-Yu (1961-), Hong Kong actor
Wu Yi (1938-), one of four vice-premiers of the PRC State Council
to play the xiao 簫|箫 (mouth organ) / to beg while playing pipes; cf politician Wu Zixu 伍子胥, c. 520 BC destitute refugee in Wu town, 吳市吹簫|吴市吹箫 / to busk / virtuoso piper wins a beauty, cf 玉人吹簫|玉人吹箫 / (slang) fellatio / blowjob
Wuzhong district of Suzhou city 蘇州市|苏州市, Jiangsu
Wuzhong prefecture level city in Ningxia
Litong district of Wuzhong city 吳忠市|吴忠市, Ningxia
lit. village of three households / name of essay column in Beijing newspaper from 1961-1966, written by Deng Tuo 鄧拓|邓拓, Wu Han 吳晗|吴晗 and Liao Mosha 廖沫沙, criticized as anti-party during the Cultural Revolution
Ankorwat, Cambodia
Wuchuan county level city in Zhanjiang 湛江, Guangdong
states of south China in different historical periods / proverbially perpetual arch-enemies
History of the Southern States Wu and Yue (traditional rivals), compiled by Han historian Zhao Ye 趙曄|赵晔, 10 extant scrolls
Go Seigen (1914-2014), Go player
Wu dialects (spoken primarily in Shanghai and surrounding areas)
Wu Guang (died 208 BC), Qin dynasty rebel, leader of the Chen Sheng Wu Guang Uprising 陳勝吳廣起義|陈胜吴广起义
Sunwu county in Heihe 黑河, Heilongjiang
Wu Mengchao (1922-), Chinese medical scientist and surgeon specializing in liver and gallbladder disorders
Wu county in Jiangsu
Wu Renbao (1928-2013), former CCP chief of Huaxi Village 華西村|华西村, responsible for turning it into a modern rich community
Wuzhong prefecture level city in Ningxia
pleasant-sounding Wu dialect
Wujiang county level city in Suzhou 蘇州|苏州, Jiangsu
Wuqiao county in Cangzhou 滄州|沧州, Hebei
King Helu of Wu (-496 BC, reigned 514-496 BC), sometimes considered one of the Five Hegemons 春秋五霸 / also called 吳王闔廬|吴王阖庐
Qingtong county level city in Wuzhong 吳忠|吴忠, Ningxia
Wuchuan county level city in Zhanjiang 湛江, Guangdong
Wu Han (1909-1969), historian, author of biography of Zhu Yuanzhang 朱元璋, hounded to his death together with several members of his family during the cultural revolution
Wu Renchen (1628-1689), Qing dynasty polymath and historian, author of History of Ten States of South China 十國春秋|十国春秋
cow from Wu is terrified by the moon, mistaking it for the sun
Yanchi county in Wuzhong 吳忠|吴忠, Ningxia
Wu Yuzhang (1878-1966), writer, educator and communist politician
Suzhou dialect, one of the main Wu dialects 吳語|吴语
Wu Bangguo (1941-), PRC electrical engineer and politician, politburo member 1992-2012
Wubu County in Yulin 榆林, Shaanxi
Wu Jingzi (1701-1754), Qing dynasty novelist, author of The Scholars 儒林外史
Wu Guanzheng (1938-), former CCP Secretary of the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection
Wubu County in Yulin 榆林, Shaanxi
Tongxin county in Wuzhong 吳忠|吴忠, Ningxia
Seven Military Classics of ancient China viz "Six Secret Strategic Teachings" 六韜|六韬, "Methods of Sima" 司馬法|司马法, "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法, "Wuzi" 吳子|吴子, "Wei Liaozi" 尉繚子|尉缭子, "Three Strategies of Huang Shigong" 黃石公三略|黄石公三略 and "Duke Li of Wei Answering Emperor Taizong of Tang" 唐太宗李衛公問對|唐太宗李卫公问对
Wu Tianming (1939-), PRC film director
Qingtong county level city in Wuzhong 吳忠|吴忠, Ningxia
Chen Sheng Wu Guang Uprising (209 BC), near the end of the Qin dynasty
Wuqiao county in Cangzhou 滄州|沧州, Hebei
Wu Zimu (lived c. 1270), writer at the end of the Song dynasty
Hai Rui dismissed from office, 1960 historical play by historian Wu Han 吳晗|吴晗
Goh Chok Tong (1941-), Singapore businessman and politician, prime minister 1990-2004
History of Ten States of South China (1669) by Wu Renchen 吳任臣|吴任臣, 114 scrolls
Dazexiang Uprising, another name for 陳勝吳廣起義|陈胜吴广起义
Hongsibao district of Wuzhong city 吳忠市|吴忠市, Ningxia
Wuqi town and county, Shaanxi / old spelling of Wuqi 吳起|吴起
Sunwu county in Heihe 黑河, Heilongjiang
Wu Jianren (1867-1910), late Qing dynasty novelist, author of The strange state of the world witnessed over 20 years 二十年目睹之怪現狀|二十年目睹之怪现状
Lu Zijing or Lu Su 魯肅|鲁肃 (172-217), statesman, diplomat and strategist of Eastern Wu 東吳|东吴
Zhao Ye, Han dynasty historian, author of History of the Southern States Wu and Yue 吳越春秋|吴越春秋
lit. head in Wu and tail in Chu (idiom); fig. close together / head-to-tail / one thing starts where the other leaves off
Hongsibao district of Wuzhong city 吳忠市|吴忠市, Ningxia
King Helu of Wu (-496 BC, reigned 514-496 BC) / also called 吳王闔閭|吴王阖闾
Wu Yonggang (1907-1982), Chinese film director
the sky hangs low over the Yangtze, empty as far as the eye can see (idiom); nothing to see to the broad horizon
Hongsibao district of Wuzhong city 吳忠市|吴忠市, Ningxia
to beg while playing the xiao (mouth organ) / cf Wu Zixu 伍子胥, destitute refugee from Chu , busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician
Wuqi county, Shaanxi / old spelling of 吳起縣|吴起县
pleasant-sounding Wu dialect / also written 吳儂軟語|吴侬软语
General Lü Meng 呂蒙|吕蒙 of the southern state of Wu (idiom); model of self-improvement by diligent study (from unlettered soldier to top strategist of Wu)
the Five Hegemons of the Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC), namely: Duke Huan of Qi 齊桓公|齐桓公, Duke Wen of Jin 晉文公|晋文公, King Zhuang of Chu 楚莊王|楚庄王, and alternatively Duke Xiang of Song 宋襄公 and Duke Mu of Qin 秦穆公 or King Helu of Wu 吳王闔閭|吴王阖闾 and King Gou Jian of Yue 越王勾踐|越王勾践
Wu Jiajing (1618-1684), early Qing dynasty poet
Huansahji or Washing the Silken Gauze, Yuan and Ming saga reworked by 梁辰魚|梁辰鱼 from History of the Southern States Wu and Yue, 吳越春秋|吴越春秋, a popular opera subject
Ankor Dynasty of Cambodia, 802-1431
The Strange State of the World Witnessed Over 20 Years, novel by late Qing novelist Wu Jianren 吳趼人|吴趼人
Wu and Yue in the same boat (idiom); fig. cooperation between natural rivals / to collaborate towards a common end / in the same boat together


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