shuāng pair


Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Appropriately the representation is of two hands, it used to include a pair of birds but that has been simplified

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Pronunciation

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Cities

双鸭山 Shuangyashan, Heilongjiang
双辽 Shuangliao, Jilin

Phrases

请给我一双筷子 qǐng gěi wǒ yī shuāng kuài zǐ Please bring me a pair of chopsticks
Song dynasty

Song dynasty

History

The Song dynasty is a period of Chinese refinement and peace rather than military prowess. Great strides were taken in the creative arts and literature. Prosperity from the growing trade by sea rather than overland fueled the building of huge cities. The eventual conquest by the Mongol hordes brought the dynasty to a tragic close.
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