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Bird-Chirping Hollow

Bird-Chirping Hollow


By Wang Wei (701-761 CE)



Traditional


鳥鳴


王維(701-761)



桂花








Simplified


鸟鸣


王维(701-761)



桂花








Vocabulary



Line 1: 桂花 osmanthus or Chinese cinnamon flowers, fall

Line 2: night quiet, spring empty

Line 3: moon, frighten, birds

Line 4: chirp / cry, spring, mountain stream



Source: Complete Tang Poems, Scroll 128, 全唐詩 一百二十八.
English translation by Sun Dayu, 1981.
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