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comment English translation of The Odes of Confucius (詩經)
Sorry, that's 邶 (bei4) 風 , not 北風, as Wang has already mentioned.
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comment English translation of The Odes of Confucius (詩經)
On that page, the Mandarin translation is clearer than the English one - it's in the voice of a woman pining for an unfaithful or dissolute husband, I think.
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comment English translation of The Odes of Confucius (詩經)
The first one might be 日居月諸, from the 國風, 北風 section. See here: zwbk.org/MyLemmaShow.aspx?zh=zh-tw&lid=76511
Oct
29
comment What is the meaning of the sentence 字了一?
The linguist Wang Li’s name uses very simple characters: 王力. Interesting to learn that his style/courtesy name does too.
Oct
9
comment What's the difference between 说 and 讲?
I remember learning that 講 is often used in Taiwan.
Oct
8
revised What kind of typology does ancient chinese belong to?
fixed grammar in question title
Oct
8
answered What kind of typology does ancient chinese belong to?
Oct
4
reviewed Satisfactory How to say “thank you for …”?
Oct
4
reviewed Needs Improvement 連連 Trying to understand the double word (叠词 or 叠字) usage
Oct
4
reviewed Satisfactory 道 vs 途 in religious texts
Oct
4
reviewed Satisfactory What does 飘然而至 mean?
Oct
4
reviewed Satisfactory How to ask girl for number?
Oct
4
reviewed Excellent How can I find the exact written versions of commonly spoken Cantonese words?
Oct
4
reviewed Needs Improvement (麻薯), what kind, if not then what is it?
Oct
4
reviewed Satisfactory Characters used to specify low/standard/medium/high quality/definition in video sharing websites
Oct
4
reviewed Satisfactory How to express: Get
Oct
4
awarded  Custodian
Oct
4
reviewed Satisfactory I did (Something) as much as I would in (X amount of time)
Oct
3
comment Does 妇人 mean wife or simply woman?
Right, and some of Shen Congwen's stories are set among the Miao people of Hunan, where he was from. I remember reading one about a hunter who abused his wife - women's rights were one of his themes if I'm not mistaken.
Oct
3
answered Reading Chinese without speaking it