茂林修竹

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Chinese[edit]

luxuriant woods; forest tall bamboo; bamboo in uniform rows
trad. (茂林修竹) 修竹
simp. #(茂林修竹) 修竹

Etymology[edit]

From Preface to the Poems Composed at the Orchid Pavilion, by Wang Xizhi.

崇山峻嶺茂林修竹。」 [MSC, trad.][▼ expand/hide]
崇山峻岭茂林修竹。” [MSC, simp.]
From: Jin Dynasty (265–420), 王羲之 (Wang Xizhi), Preface to the Poems Composed at the Orchid Pavilion
“cǐ dì yǒu chóngshānjùnlǐng, màolínxiūzhú.” [Pinyin]
Here there are high mountains and lofty peaks; an exuberant growth of trees and bamboos.

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

茂林修竹

  1. an exuberant growth of trees and bamboos; (figuratively) place with serene and beautiful landscapes

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