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Selections of Tang Poetry

Lines

Lines

By Wang Wei (701 - 761 AD)

Traditional

王維(701-761)

故鄉
故鄉
來日綺窗

Simplified

王维(701-761)

故乡
故乡
来日绮窗

Vocabulary

Line 1: you, 故鄉 homeland
Line 2: ought, know, news
Line 3: day, 綺窗 carved windows, before
Line 4: plum, to blossom

Source: Complete Tang Poems, Scroll 118, 全唐詩 一百二十八. English translation by Sun Dayu, 1983. References

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