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See also: 颈血
- (archaic) the blood of one's severed neck (after one's head has been chopped off for showing defiance); to be ready and willing to die (for what one believes in)
- 賊臣董卓，敢為欺天之謀，吾當以頸血濺之！ [MSC, trad.]
- From: c. 1330 - 1400: Luo Guanzhong, Romance of the Three Kingdoms/Chapter 4
- Zéi chén Dǒng Zhuó, gǎn wèi qī tiān zhī móu, wú dāng yǐ jǐngxuè jiàn zhī! [Pinyin]
- Dong Zhuo, you villainous scoundrel! You dare carry out a scheme which deceives heaven. I should stain you with the blood of my (severed) neck (rather than submit, and live in tyranny)!
贼臣董卓，敢为欺天之谋，吾当以颈血溅之！ [MSC, simp.]