陽春

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 阳春
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yángchūn
Zhuyin ㄧㄤˊ ㄔㄨㄣ
IPA (key) /i̯ɑŋ³⁵ ʈ͡ʂʰu̯ən⁵⁵/

Idiom[edit]

陽春 (traditional, Pinyin yángchūn, simplified 阳春)

  1. (archaic) a refined and elegant song (reminding one of the 陽春 song, see proper noun definition)

Noun[edit]

陽春 (traditional, Pinyin yángchūn, simplified 阳春)

  1. (archaic) a warm spring day

Proper noun[edit]

陽春 (traditional, Pinyin Yángchūn, simplified 阳春)

  1. (archaic) The name of the song White Snow on a Warm Spring Day, composed in the state of Chu during the Warring States Period. This song was considered to be refined and extremely difficult to sing.

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