Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

对联 (對聯) duìlián

duìlián noun duilian / couplet
Domain: Literature 文学
Notes: A popular form of poetry of two lines, often used for inscrptions (Idema and Haft 1997, p. 108).

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第二十八回 Chapter 28 6
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第二十二回 Chapter 22 1
The Scholars 《儒林外史》 第五十五回 Chapter 55 1
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十四 志第五十 職官三 Volume 74 Treatises 50: Official Posts 3 1