青衣

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

(blue; green) + (clothes)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

青衣

  1. (archaic) the clothes worn by the emperor and his concubines during the spring
  2. (archaic) blue or black colored clothes (associated with lower ranking individuals)
  3. (archaic) a lower ranking attendant (who wore blue or black colored clothes after the Han Dynasty)