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Imjagpul's additions to Matthews

to narrate
While walking a long road, the craft to narrate nice stories can come quite handy. The dwarf, however, disturbs the narration by constantly complaining about his shoe.


Explanation of characters by Herbert A. Giles

Shu is composed of the walking radical and a phonetic said to have formerly meant a kind of millet. It originally signified to follow, and in its later sense was expressly distinguished by Confucius from 作 , the former being simply the act of transmitting the sayings of others.

Chinese-English (CC-CEDICT)

to state/to tell/to narrate/to relate

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