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(下里巴人)
下里 巴人

EtymologyEdit

The name of the rustic folk songs in the state of Chu during the Warring States period.

PronunciationEdit


IdiomEdit

下里巴人

  1. (historical) popular music in the state of Chu
  2. (figuratively) popular literature, music or art
  3. (figuratively) vulgar or low-quality literature, music or art
  4. (humble) one's own artwork or composition
  5. (Hubei Mandarin) dirty

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