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Verb labeled as noun[edit]

Why is a verb labeled under the header "Noun" for the second definition? 21:37, 18 January 2011 (UTC)

Fixed. That was an easy job. You could have done it yourself. :) --Anatoli 22:01, 18 January 2011 (UTC)

First, I was unfamiliar with this term; second, the editor who has made many entries like these, with apparent mistakes of parts of speech headers, should make these changes (s/he has been requested to do so many times now); and third, this editor has objected many times to my suggestions for such repairs, usually saying that Chinese is so different from English that the parts of speech can't be matched (i.e., Chinese words that are nouns should be called verbs in English, vice versa, etc.). So I believe the entry creator does need to assist in this. 22:07, 18 January 2011 (UTC)

Also sound of flowing water?[edit]

Can this also mean the sound of flowing water (in addition to the sound of raining)? 22:39, 18 January 2011 (UTC)


What are the sources stating that this refers to the appearance (as opposed to the sound) of flowing ater? 22:40, 18 January 2011 (UTC)