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English translation: Qian hexagram

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Chinese term or phrase:
English translation:Qian hexagram
Entered by: Shirley Lao

15:54 Aug 23, 2007
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Philosophy / 易經
Chinese term or phrase:
首卦為乾 The first hexagram in the Book of Change
ats333
Canada
Local time: 10:10
Qian hexagram
Explanation:

http://72.14.235.104/search?q=cache:jcArBj8xhfEJ:www.aks.ac....

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Note added at 7 mins (2007-08-23 16:02:07 GMT)
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Use pinyin to name these hexagrams.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_I_Ching_hexagrams_33-64

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Note added at 14 hrs (2007-08-24 06:47:34 GMT)
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The top trigram is qian: means the rising force of heaven

http://china.adoptionblogs.com/weblogs/book-of-changes-hexag...

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Note added at 15 hrs (2007-08-24 06:55:35 GMT)
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Should be: The Qian hexagram means "a rising force of heaven".
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Shirley Lao
Taiwan
Grading comment
thanks a lot.
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4 +3Qian hexagram
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Qian hexagram


Explanation:

http://72.14.235.104/search?q=cache:jcArBj8xhfEJ:www.aks.ac....

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Note added at 7 mins (2007-08-23 16:02:07 GMT)
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Use pinyin to name these hexagrams.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_I_Ching_hexagrams_33-64

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Note added at 14 hrs (2007-08-24 06:47:34 GMT)
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The top trigram is qian: means the rising force of heaven

http://china.adoptionblogs.com/weblogs/book-of-changes-hexag...

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Note added at 15 hrs (2007-08-24 06:55:35 GMT)
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Should be: The Qian hexagram means "a rising force of heaven".

Shirley Lao
Taiwan
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
thanks a lot.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  karcsy
1 hr
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agree  orientalhorizon
10 hrs
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agree  Veronica Lombardi (X): no need to translate qian. in case, explain its meaning by translating its explanation from the Yijing
1 day 1 hr
  -> Thanks!
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