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Selections of Tang Poetry

Luanjia Rapids

Luanjia Rapids

By Wang Wei (701-761 AD)

Traditional

王維(701-761)

颯颯秋雨

自相
白鷺

Simplified

王维(701-761)

飒飒秋雨

自相
白鹭

Vocabulary

Line 1: the sound of the wind, autumn, rain
Line 2: shallows, rocks, flow, to flood
Line 3: jump, waves, splash
Line 4: 白鷺 an egret, surprised, steps forth

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

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