Definition of Liang

1. a Chinese unit of weight [n -S]



Liang Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liang

liable(p)
liableness
liage
liaise
liaised
liaises
liaising
liaisons
lialson
liana
lianas
liandratite
liane
lianes
liang (current term)
liangle
liangs
lianoid
liar
liar's mortgage
liar liar pants on fire
liard
liards
liars
liart
lias
liase
liases
liason

Literary usage of Liang

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cities and Towns of China: A Geographical Dictionary by George Macdonald Home Playfair, Edouard Biot (1879)
"4185 liang • chang | J8r, Y. near Yung-sui T., Hunan. Ц liang- ... 4188 liang-hsiang | $Щ liang-hiang, H. in Shun-t'ien Fu, Chihli ; Lat. 39° 44', Long. ..."

2. A Mandarin-Romanized Dictionary of Chinese: Including New Terms and Phrases by Donald MacGillivray (1921)
"... Hang- 884a liang--ch'a- liang'-ch'i* liang--c] ... *liang*). rod for measuring heaven, [fen*). to use men according to talent(ts*ais. cool, ..."

3. The Chinese Repository (1843)
"HE I'liang 'P^Jj|£ the governor-general of Fukien and Chekiang, has returned from Formosa. The fatigues of the journey have compelled him to ask for a ..."

4. Eighteen Capitals of China by William Edgar Geil (1911)
"The statesman was Chu-ko liang,1 who lived when the independent kingdom of Shuh ... There is, however, one amusing scene often put upon the 'Chu-ko liang, ..."

5. The Imperial History of China: Being a History of the Empire as Compiled by by John Macgowan (1906)
"His next step was to proclaim himself Duke of liang, and finding that this produced no commotion amongst the high mandarins and nobility he took the higher ..."

6. The Chinese Recorder and Missionary Journal (1907)
"liang Chi-tsao is undoubtedly one of the ablest and most influential of the ... liang followed him in everything except Buddhism, of which religion Kang was ..."

7. Death by Default: A Policy of Fatal Neglect in China's State Orphanages by Robin Munro (1996)
"liang JIE( April 1991) liang Jie, a mentally normal ten-year-old boy with partially disabled legs, was one of the children responsible for informing Zhang ..."

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