Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

对联 (對聯) duìlián

duìlián noun duilian / couplet
Domain: Poetry 诗
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
History of Ming 《明史》 卷七十四 志第五十 職官三 Volume 74 Treatises 50: Official Posts 3 1