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English Definitionpoem; poetry; verse; abbr. for Shijing 诗经, the Book of Songs
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate

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诗人shīrénbard; poet
诗歌shīgēpoem; hymn
诗词shīcíverse
诗仙shīxiān"immortal of poetry", epithet of Li Bai 李白
诗句shījùverse
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史诗shǐshīan epic; poetic saga
卑诗bēishīBritish Columbia, province of Canada (loanword from "BC")
反诗fǎnshīverse criticizing officials; satirical verse
古诗gǔshīold verse; classical Chinese poem
吟诗yínshīto recite poetry
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