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to disseminate / to give publicity to / propaganda / CL: 個|个
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to spread / to circulate / to hand down
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heredity / to inherit (a trait) / to pass on (to one's offspring)
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to upload
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to pass on / to spread / to transmit / to infect / to transfer / to circulate / to conduct (electricity)
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biography / historical narrative / commentaries / relay station
to tell others (a secret) / to divulge to an outsider / to be rumored
unofficial biography (as opposed to official dynastic biography)
Water Margin or Outlaws of the Marsh by Shi Nai'an 施耐庵, one of the Four Classic Novels of Chinese literature
autobiography
forward pass (sport)
prequel
Legend of the Condor Heroes, wuxia (武侠, martial arts chivalry) novel by Jin Yong 金庸 and its screen adaptations
main subject of long novel / true biography
to pass on / to hand down / tradition has it that ... / according to legend
advertising / publicity / promotion
historical biography
Zuo Zhuan or Tsochuan, Mr Zuo's Annals or Mr Zuo's commentary on 春秋, early history c. 400 BC attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明
passed on from ancestors / handed down from generation to generation
rumor
Tale of the White Snake / Madame White Snake
(of video clips, rumors etc) to circulate on the Internet
to return to the topic (idiom) / to get back to the main point
(of skills etc) to die out / lost / extinct
it is rumored that ... / it is reported that ...
lit. the flame of a burning piece of firewood passes on to the rest (idiom) / fig. (of knowledge, skill etc) to be passed on from teachers to students, one generation to another
to hand down secret knowledge from generation to generation within a school or family etc
to send information using electronic means (such as fax, telegram, telex etc) / a message transmitted using electronic means / telex / teleprinter
lit. name is not in vain (idiom); a fully justified reputation / enjoys a well-deserved reputation
Water Margin or Outlaws of the Marsh by Shi Nai'an 施耐庵, one of the Four Classic Novels of Chinese literature / also written 水滸傳|水浒传
classic work (esp. Confucian classics)
passed on from generation to generation (idiom); to hand down
supplementary biography
historical biography
authentic tradition / handed-down teachings or techniques
simultaneous interpretation (abbr. for 同聲傳譯|同声传译)
passed on from generation to generation (idiom); to hand down
handed down in a family / family traditions
family history (as a literary genre)
sketch biography / profile
to have only one heir in a generation (of a family, clan etc) / to be learned from only one master (of a skill, art etc)
"The Story of Yue Fei", biography of Song dynasty patriot and general Yue Fei 岳飛|岳飞
Forrest Gump
it is rumored that
to bequeath (to later generations) / a legacy
short pass (in ball game)
Tale of Courtesan Li Wa, novel by Tang writer Bai Xingjian 白行簡|白行简 along the lines of La Traviata, favorite opera plot
Acts of the Apostles (New Testament)
The Gallant Maid, novel by Manchu-born Qing dynasty writer 文康
(lit.) name not encountered in the classics / unknown (person) / nobody
to convey in words
to record sb's achievements in writing / to write a biography enhancing the subject's image
victory reports pour in (idiom); news of success in an endless stream
widely spread / widely rumored / stories abound / (sb's exploits are) widely circulated
history and biography
Three Commentaries on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋, including Mr Gongyang's annals 公羊傳|公羊传, Mr Guliang's annals 穀梁傳|谷梁传 and Mr Zuo's annals or Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传
Guliang Annals, commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋, first published during the Han Dynasty
subpoena / to summon (for questioning)
Yi Zhuan, commentary on the "Book of Changes" or "I Ching" 易經|易经
The True Story of Ah Q, influential 1921 novella by Lu Xun 魯迅|鲁迅
lit. to erect a stele and write a biography (idiom) / to monumentalize / to glorify / to sing the praises of
relay post-horse mail service (in former times)
Mr Gongyang's Annals or commentary on 春秋, early history, probably written by multiple authors during Han dynasty, same as 公羊春秋
to propagate
handed down in a direct line from the founder
The Wolf of Zhongshan, fable by Ma Zhongxi 馬中錫|马中锡
can be understood, but not described (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子); mysterious and subtle
orally transmitted
(of knowledge, skill etc) to be passed on from teachers to students, one generation to another, abbr. for 薪盡火傳|薪尽火传
story of Liu Yi, Tang fantasy fiction by Li Chaowei 李朝威, popular with dramatist of subsequent dynasties
not found in the classics (idiom); unknown / unfounded / not authoritative
Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明 / usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传
Water Margin Sequel, by Chen Chen 陳忱|陈忱
unfounded rumor / to pass on a mistaken belief to others
The Sing-Song Girls of Shanghai by Han Bangqing 韓邦慶|韩邦庆, long novel of lower life in Classical Chinese and Jiangsu vernacular / translated into Putonghua as 海上花 by Iris Chang
to pass on errors or lies (idiom); the propagation of misconceptions
impossible to put into words / inexpressible
Biographic History of Qing Dynasty by a succession of authors, published 1928 and revised 1987, with biographies of 2,900 notable Qing commoner citizens, 80 scrolls
narrative of long journey / campaign record
widely praised (idiom); with an extensive public reputation
lit. holy scripture and biography of sage (idiom); refers to Confucian canonical texts
can be understood, but not described (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子); mysterious and subtle
lit. family shames must not be spread abroad (idiom); fig. don't wash your dirty linen in public
Apocrypha / biography external to the classics


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