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song
 
merit; achievement; result; service; accomplishment
to praise
 
Germany; virtue; goodness; morality; ethics; kindness; favor; character; kind
trad. (歌功頌德)
simp. (歌功颂德)

EtymologyEdit

From 史記·周本紀 (Records of the Grand Historian: Annals of Zhou)

[Classical Chinese, trad.][▼ expand/hide]
[Classical Chinese, simp.]
From: The Records of the Grand Historian, by Sima Qian, circa 91 BCE
Mín jiē yuè zhī, sòng. [Pinyin]
The people all sang his praises and eulogized his virtues.

PronunciationEdit


IdiomEdit

歌功頌德

  1. (now derogatory) to sing somebody's praises; to heap praises and eulogies