Seems to be a line of poetry from ancient times?

  • Is there a way you could maybe explain that in English as I don't understand Chinese very well? Commented Nov 1, 2016 at 2:27

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The sentence seems to be the explanation of in 说文解字.


It could be literally translated as 珉, the elegant one (the beauty) of the stones; 's original meaning is 似玉的美石 (jade-like stone).

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