"Homosexuality" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 tóng xìng liàn homosexuality / gay person / gay love
 nán sè male homosexuality
 nán fēng male homosexuality / buggery
 duàn xiù zhī pǐ lit. cut sleeve (idiom) / fig. euphemism for homosexuality, originating from History of Western Han 漢書|汉书: emperor Han Aidi (real name Liu Xin) was in bed with his lover Dong Xian, and had to attend a court audience that morning. Not wishing to awaken Dong Xian, who was sleeping with his head resting on the emperor's long robe sleeve, Aidi used a knife to cut off the lower half of his sleeve.
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