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to think of; to cherish; mind; heart; bosom
 
spring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life
trad. (懷春)
simp. (怀春) 怀

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懷春

  1. (of a young girl) to have thoughts of love; to become sexually awakened
    懷春吉士 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
    怀春吉士 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
    From: The Classic of Poetry, circa 11th – 7th centuries BCE, translated based on James Legge's version
    Yǒu nǚ huáichūn, jíshì yòu zhī. [Pinyin]
    There is a young lady with thoughts natural to the spring,
    And a fine gentleman would lead her astray.

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