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Crows Croaking at Dusk

Crows Croaking at Dusk


By Li Bai (701 - 762 AD)



Traditional



李白(701-762)








織錦



悵然遠人

宿



Simplified



李白(701-762)








织锦



怅然远人

宿



Vocabulary



Line 1: yellow, clouds, city, beside, crow,
to dwell

Line 2: return, fly, yaya (onomatopoeia), branch,
on, to call

Line 3: to weave, brocade, Qin River, woman

Line 4: blue-green, muslin, like, smokey,
window screen

Line 5: stop, shuttle (of a loom), 悵然 disappointed,
remember, 遠人 far-off lord

Line 6: alone, 宿 stay, lonely, room, tears, like rain



Source: Complete Tang Poems, Scroll 21, 全唐詩 二十一 .
English translation by Sun Dayu 1983.
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