金屋藏嬌

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Chinese[edit]

a golden house; a luxurious residence
 
storehouse; depository; Buddhist or Taoist scripture; Zang; Tibet; to hide away; to conceal; to harbor; store; accumulate
 
lovable; pampered; tender; delicate; frail
trad. (金屋藏嬌) 金屋
simp. (金屋藏娇) 金屋

Etymology[edit]

Literally: to keep (Empress Chen) Jiao (inside one's) golden house

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Idiom[edit]

金屋藏嬌

  1. to take a concubine or wife.
  2. to keep a mistress in a tucked away in a luxurious house or apartment.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ August 27, 156 BCE
  2. ^ a small state in present day Shandong Province
  3. ^ Emperor Wu of Han's aunt
  4. ^ Empress Chen Jiao, the daughter of Princess Liu Piao (A-Jiao is informal, similar to how we say Suzy instead of Susan in English)