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See also: 滚滚

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ChineseEdit

to boil; to roll to boil; to roll
trad. (滾滾)
simp. (滚滚)

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AdjectiveEdit

滾滾

  1. (literary, ideophonic) rolling along; billowing; churning
    滾滾長江浪花英雄 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
    滚滚长江浪花英雄 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
    From: 14th Century, Yang Shen, The Immortals by the River, line 1
    Gǔngǔn Cháng Jiāng dōng shì shuǐ, lànghuā táo jìn yīngxióng. [Pinyin]
    The waters of the mighty Yangtze flow eastward, its spray drowning countless heroes.
  2. (literary, ideophonic, figuratively) flowing continuously; rolling in

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