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子夏悬鹑
Pinyin
zǐ xià xuán chún
Explanation
Meaning
鹑:鹑鸟尾秃有如补绽百结。指子夏生活寒苦却不愿做官,衣服破烂打结,披在身上像挂着的鹑鸟尾一样。形容人衣衫褴褛,生活困顿却清高自持,安贫乐道。
Context
《荀子·大略》:“子夏家贫,衣若悬鹑。”
 
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