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eastern bean goose / great / large
Hon Hai Precision Industry Company, Taiwan technology company, aka Foxconn
variant of 洪福
variant of 紅運|红运
variant of 宏圖|宏图
Wong Fei Hung (1847-1924), famous martial artist and revolutionary
Book of Nahum
(fig.) gulf / chasm / wide gap / (originally) the Hong Canal in Henan, which in ancient times formed the border between enemies Chu and Han 漢|汉
Li Hung-chang or Li Hongzhang (1823-1901), Qing dynasty general, politician and diplomat
a goose's footprint in the snow / vestiges of the past (idiom) / the fleeting nature of human life (idiom)
(bird species of China) swan goose (Anser cygnoides)
lit. plaintive whine of geese (idiom); fig. land swarming with disaster victims / starving people fill the land
incoming letter (literary)
Xu Beihong (1895-1953), famous European trained painter and influential art teacher
Li Hung-chang or Li Hongzhang (1823-1901), Qing dynasty general, politician and diplomat
Feast at Hongmen / (fig.) banquet set up with the aim of murdering a guest / refers to a famous episode in 206 BC when future Han emperor Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦 escaped attempted murder by his rival Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽
graceful (esp. of female posture) / lithe
Bochum (city in Germany)
light as a goose feather (idiom); trifling / unimportant
Grand Herald in imperial China, one of the Nine Ministers 九卿
Nahum
Ku Hung-ming or Gu Hongming (1857-1928), Malaysian man of letters, highly regarded for his literary works written mostly in English, and known for his monarchist views
Cui Hong, historian at the end of Wei of the Northern Dynasties 北魏
important large scale project
swan / person with noble aspirations
as weighty as Mt Tai, as light as a feather (refers to death)
lit. light as a goose feather, heavy as Mt Tai (idiom) / fig. of no consequence to one person, a matter of life or death to another
letter from afar (literary)
light as a goose feather, heavy as Mt Tai (idiom); of no consequence to one person, a matter of life or death to another
lit. the goose comes, the swallow goes (idiom); fig. always on the move
Jung Chang 張戎|张戎 (1952-), British-Chinese writer, author of Wild Swans 野天鵝|野天鹅 and Mao: The Unknown Story 毛澤東·鮮為人知的故事|毛泽东·鲜为人知的故事
lit. can the sparrow and swallow know the will of the great swan? (idiom) / fig. how can we small fry predict the ambitions of the great?
lit. can the sparrow and swallow know the will of the great swan? (idiom); fig. how can we small fry predict the ambitions of the great?


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