Sui

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From Mandarin (Suí).

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Sui

  1. the Sui Dynasty of China
  2. the government of the Sui Dynasty of China
  3. the ruling house of the Sui Dynasty of China
  4. a surname of Chinese origin
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Etymology 2[edit]

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From Mandarin (Suí).

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Sui

  1. A county of Suizhou, Hubei, China.
    • 1954, Mao Tse-tung, Selected Works of Mao Tse-Tung[1], volume 3, Bombay: People's Publishing House, OCLC 769372525, page 248:
      At P’inglin (north-east of the present Sui county, Hupeh), more than one thousand people rose under Ch’en Mu, calling themselves the “P’inglin Army”.
    • 1968, Eberhard, Wolfram, Alide Eberhard, transl., The Local Cultures of South and East China[2], Leiden: E. J. Brill, OCLC 909840590, OL 4056041M, page 220:
      Shen-nung’s geographical origin has been controversial. According to a peasant tradition he was born in a village at the northern border of the county of Sui in Hupei and has been worshipped there (Ching-chou-chi in T’P’YL 189, 6b).
    • 1978, “The Chun-shan Wolf”, in Conrad Lung, transl.; Y. W. Ma, Joseph S. M. Lau, editor, Traditional Chinese Stories[3], New York: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, LCCN 77-21133, OCLC 906246177, page 117:
      In the past, Mao Pao was ferried across the river [in time of danger] because earlier he had set free a tortoise,⁵ and the marquis of Sui received a pearl because he had saved a snake.⁶
      [...]⁶ Sui was a principality (in Sui County in modern Hupeh Province) in the Warring States period. The marquis of Sui once saved a wounded snake. In return, the snake searched for a large pearl in the river and gave it to the marquis.
    • 1989, Kuttner, Fritz A., “Bronze Bells”, in The Archaeology of Music in Ancient China[4], First edition, New York: Paragon House, published 1990, →ISBN, LCCN 88-32965, OCLC 246781325, page 31:
      By 1985, a volume of the famous scholar Jao Tsung-I/Rao Zongyi (together with Tseng Hsien-tung/Zeng Xiantong) appeared under the title “Studies on the Inscriptions of the Bells and Chimes From the Tomb of Marquis Yi of the Tseng State at Sui-Hsien” (Province of Ho-pei/Hebei, county of Sui).
    • 2020 February 7, Don Weinland, Sun Yu, Xinning Liu, “Chinese villages build barricades to keep coronavirus at bay”, in Financial Times[5], archived from the original on February 8, 2020:
      Mr Zeng returned to Sui county, about 200km north of Wuhan, on January 21 to celebrate the Chinese new year with his parents.[...]“If the disease drags on for two months, the start-up I work for will go under and I’ll lose my job,” he said. “There is nothing I can do about this except hope the epidemic will end soon. I am ready to spend a few months in Sui County.”
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