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平仄
Simplified 平仄
Traditional 平仄
Pin Yin
ping2 ze4
English
  • level and oblique tones (technical term for classical Chinese rhythmic poetry)
Examples:
1. 汉语多乐音多同音词,容易合辙,音步平仄多变,确乎有天赋的韵律美,是诗的语言。汉语精简锤炼,语序变换自由度大,词性在旬中转换度大,它的弹性天下无双,最适合诗歌的产出。
"The Chinese language, rich in musical sounds, homophones, rhyme schemes and tonal patterns, is by nature a most melodious and poetic language. Terse and succinct, free in word order and shifting of syntactic functions, it is the most elastic and productive for the writing of poetry,"
2. 中国的诗词力求平仄协调、扬顿挫、仗工整,有尾韵、声、韵等。
Classical Chinese poetries, which strive to have harmonious tonal patterns, cadences/ intonations and neat antithesis, has endrhyme, double-tone, vowel-rhyme etc.
3. 范光陵创始了新古诗运动,以新诗写旧诗,即不拘平仄,二、句末有自然韵律,使诗全民化与大众化,已成为中国三大诗派之一。
He is respected as a genius with three crowns-the father of computers in China, poet-laureate and the founder of Chinese Hsinku Poetry as well as the founder of poetic management.
4. 《红楼梦》中林黛玉谓“如果有了奇句,连平仄虚实不对,却使得的”,亦是性灵派也。
The girl Lin Taiyu in Red Chamber Dream belonged also to the School of Self-Expression when she said, "When a poet has a good line, never mind whether the musical tones of words fall in with the established pattern or not.