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Pīnyīn
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  *舜* | 舜* | *舜
Shun (c. 23rd century BC), mythical sage and leader

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Pīnyīn
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same as 斑竹, mottled bamboo, since according to legend the spots on mottled bamboo are marks left by the tears shed by two of King Shun's concubines (Ehuang 娥皇 and Nüying 女英, known as the Concubines of the Xiang 湘妃) upon learning of his death
former kings / former emperors / in Confucian writing, refers esp. to the sage rulers Yao 堯|尧, Shun , Yu , Tang 湯|汤 and the kings of Zhou

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