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the eastern peak of Mount Tai; Dongshan
 
again; once more; next in sequence; another
to rise; to raise; to get up
trad. (東山再起) 東山
simp. (东山再起) 东山
Literally: “to rise again from Dongshan”.

EtymologyEdit

Based on Xie An (謝安) of the Jin () dynasty, who quit his office and lived in seclusion in Dongshan (a mountain in Zhejiang, China), but later returned to office.

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IdiomEdit

東山再起

  1. to come back from a previous failure; to rise again