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to entreat / to implore / to plead
  *哀* | 哀* | *哀
Ai (c. 2000 BC), sixth of legendary Flame Emperors 炎帝 descended from Shennong 神農|神农 Farmer God, also known as Li 釐|厘
  *哀* | 哀* | *哀
sorrow / grief / pity / to grieve for / to pity / to lament / to condole
grief / distress / bereavement / grieved / heartbroken / dejected
to cry piteously / anguished wailing / same as 哀嚎
grief / resentment / aggrieved / plaintive
(of animals, the wind etc) to make a mournful sound / whine / moan / wail
to sigh / to lament / to bewail
lit. plaintive whine of geese (idiom); fig. land swarming with disaster victims / starving people fill the land
to grieve / to mourn / deep sorrow / grief
mournful song / dirge / elegy
to grieve over sb's death / to lament sb's death / mourning
I, me (self-referring by a widowed empress etc, used in historical novels and operas)
melancholy / sad and moving
sorrow / grief
sorrow / sadness / distressed / sorrowful
grief-stricken thoughts / mourning
nothing sadder than a withered heart (idiom attributed to Confucius by Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子) / no greater sorrow than a heart that never rejoices / the worst sorrow is not as bad as an uncaring heart / nothing is more wretched than apathy
to weep in sorrow
funeral music / plaint / dirge
to feel compassion for / to pity on / to feel sorry for
joint name for the Han dynasty emperors Aidi (reigned 7-1 BC) and Pingdi (reigned 1 BC - 6 AD)
funeral pomp
deeply felt but not mawkish (idiom)
to take pity on / to feel sorry for
to wail
to beg piteously / to supplicate
ultimatum (loanword)
an army burning with righteous indignation is bound to win (idiom)
weeping and gnashing one's teeth (idiom)
to persuade by all possible means / to implore
variant of 哀辭|哀辞
plaintive and beautiful / melancholy but gorgeous
dirge / lament
to take pity on / to feel sorry for
son orphaned of his mother
to bring tribute as sign of submission (idiom); to submit
to be deeply grieved
obituary (archaic term)
Lament for the South, long poem in Fu style by Yu Xin 庾信 mourning the passing of Liang of the Southern dynasties 南朝梁朝
to howl in grief / anguished wailing / same as 哀號|哀号

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