曾經滄海難為水

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(surname); great-grand (father); (refers to something that happened previously); already; at some time in the past; before; once
 
classics; sacred book; pass through; to undergo; scripture
vast ocean; large ocean
 
disaster; distress; to scold; difficult (to...); problem; difficulty; difficult; not good
 
because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
water; river
trad. (曾經滄海難為水) 滄海
simp. (曾经沧海难为水) 沧海

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曾經滄海難為水

  1. been there, done that

References[edit]

  1. ^ Legend has it that Yuan Zhen wrote these five poems after his wife passed away