阳春

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 陽春

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yángchūn
Zhuyin ㄧㄤˊ ㄔㄨㄣ
IPA (key) /i̯ɑŋ³⁵ ʈ͡ʂʰu̯ən⁵⁵/

IdiomEdit

阳春 (simplified, Pinyin yángchūn, traditional 陽春)

  1. (archaic) a refined and elegant song (reminding one of the 阳春 song, see proper noun definition)

NounEdit

阳春 (simplified, Pinyin yángchūn, traditional 陽春)

  1. (archaic) a warm spring day
  2. (archaic): traditional name for the third of the twelve months of the Chinese calendar, each beginning on a new moon.

SynonymsEdit

Proper nounEdit

阳春 (simplified, Pinyin Yángchūn, traditional 陽春)

  1. (archaic) The name of a song: White Snow on a Warm Spring Day (陽春白雪), composed in the state of Chu during the Warring States Period. This song was considered to be refined and extremely difficult to sing.

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Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 06:20