馬嵬坡

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 马嵬坡
trad. 馬嵬

Etymology[edit]

It was at this site that the lady Yang Guifei was executed on 15 July, 756. The episode is famously described in the poem Song of Everlasting Regret, by Bai Juyi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Mǎwéi pō
Zhuyin ㄇㄚˇ ㄨㄟˊ ㄆㄛ
IPA (key) /ma̠²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ u̯eɪ̯³⁵ pʰu̯ɔ⁵⁵/

Proper noun[edit]

馬嵬坡 (traditional, Pinyin Mǎwéi pō, simplified 马嵬坡)

  1. (archaic) the slopes of Mawei (another name for the way station at Mawei, located to the west of present day Xingping, Shaanxi)

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