風雲

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See also: 风云

Chinese[edit]

 
wind; news; style; custom; manner
cloud; (abbr.) for Yunnan; surname
trad. (風雲)
simp. (风云)

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Noun[edit]

風雲

  1. (literally) wind and clouds; heavy wind and many clouds; storm
  2. (by extension, literary) meteorological conditions, such as eclipses or rainbows
  3. (figuratively) the times, especially difficult or troubled times; turmoil; stormy situation
  4. (figuratively, literary) battle array
  5. (figuratively, literary) high ambition or goal; castle in the air
  6. (figuratively, literary) high accomplishments and distinctions
  7. (figuratively, literary) heights; high terrain or position

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