马嵬驿

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 马嵬驿
trad. 馬嵬驛

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 yì
Zhuyin ㄇㄚˇ ㄨㄟˊ ㄧˋ
IPA (key) /ma̠²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ u̯eɪ̯³⁵ i⁵¹/

Proper noun[edit]

马嵬驿 (simplified, Pinyin Mǎwéi yì, traditional 馬嵬驛)

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

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