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四瀆

See also: 四渎

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ChineseEdit

four ditch; trouble (some one to do)
trad. (四瀆)
simp. (四渎)
Literally: “four large rivers that empty into an ocean”.

EtymologyEdit

Refers to 長江长江 (Cháng Jiāng), 黃河黄河 (Huáng Hé), 淮河 (Huái Hé) and 濟水济水 (Jǐ Shuǐ).

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Proper nounEdit

四瀆

  1. (archaic) the Yangtze, Huai River, Yellow River and Ji River

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