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 duì dǎ to spar / to fight / to duke it out
 gōng jué duke / dukedom
 Zhōu gōng Duke of Zhou (11th c. BC), son of King Wen of Zhou 周 / / / [Zhou1 Wen2 wang2], played an important role as regent in founding the Western Zhou 西 / / [Xi1 Zhou1], and is also known as the "God of Dreams"
 jué wèi order of feudal nobility, namely: Duke 公 / [gong1], Marquis 侯 / [hou2], Count 伯 / [bo2], Viscount 子 / [zi3], Baron 男 / [nan2]
 Léi gōng Lei Gong or Duke of Thunder, the God of Thunder in Chinese mythology
 gōng public / collectively owned / common / international (e.g. high seas, metric system, calendar) / make public / fair / just / Duke, highest of five orders of nobility 五 / / / / [wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] / honorable (gentlemen) / father-in-law / male (animal)
 dǔ kè gambler
 Qí Huán gōng Duke Huan of Qi (reigned 685-643 BC), one of the Five Hegemons 春 / / /
 fēng jué same as 爵 / / [jue2 wei4], order of feudal nobility, namely: Duke 公 / [gong1], Marquis 侯 / [hou2], Count 伯 / [bo2], Viscount 子 / [zi3], Baron 男 / [nan2]
 dù kè same as 爵 / / [jue2 wei4], order of feudal nobility, namely: Duke 公 / [gong1], Marquis 侯 / [hou2], Count 伯 / [bo2], Viscount 子 / [zi3], Baron 男 / [nan2]
 huán (old) jade tablet or scepter held by a duke at ceremonies
 wǔ děng jué wèi five orders of feudal nobility, namely: Duke 公 / [gong1], Marquis 侯 / [hou2], Count 伯 / [bo2], Viscount 子 / [zi3], Baron 男 / [nan2]
 Jiè Zhī tuī Jie Zhitui (7th century BC), legendary selfless subject of Duke Wen of Jin 晉 / / / |晋 / / / , in whose honor the Qingming festival 清 / / (Pure brightness or tomb-sweeping festival) is said to have been initiated
 Wēi líng dùn Wellington, capital of New Zealand (Tw) / Wellington (name) / Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (1769-1851)
 Sòng Xiāng gōng Duke Xiang of Song (reigned 650-637 BC), sometimes considered one of the Five Hegemons 春 / / /
 Chūn qiū Wǔ bà the Five Hegemons of the Spring and Autumn period (770-476 BC), namely: Duke Huan of Qi 齊 / / / |齐 / / / [Qi2 Huan2 gong1], Duke Wen of Jin 晉 / / / |晋 / / / [Jin4 Wen2 gong1], King Zhuang of Chu 楚 / / / |楚 / / / [Chu3 Zhuang1 wang2], and alternatively Duke Xiang of Song 宋 / / / [Song4 Xiang1 gong1] and Duke Mu of Qin 秦 / / / [Qin2 Mu4 gong1] or King Helu of Wu 吳 / / / / |吴 / / / / [Wu2 wang2 He2 Lu:2] and King Gou Jian of Yue 越 / / / / |越 / / / / [Yue4 wang2 Gou1 Jian4]
 Jìn Wén gōng Duke Wen of Jin (697-628 BC, reigned 636-628 BC), one of the Five Hegemons 春 / / /
 Lǐ Wèi gōng Li Wei Gong / Duke Li of Wei, official title of Li Jing 李 / / [Li3 Jing4]
 yù rén chuī xiāo virtuoso piper wins a beauty / the xiao 箫 / (mouth organ) virtuoso 萧 / / won for his wife the beautiful daughter of Duke Mu of Qin 秦 / /
 Qín Xiào gōng Duke Xiao of Qin, 秦 / / |秦 / / [Qin2 guo2], ruled 361-338 BC during the Warring States Period
 Qín Mù gōng Duke Mu of Qin, the first substantial king of Qin (ruled 659-621 BC), sometimes considered one of the Five Hegemons 春 / / /
 Xiàng Zhuāng wǔ jiàn , yì zài Pèi Gōng lit. Xiang Zhuang performs the sword dance, but his mind is set on Liu Bang 劉 / / |刘 / / [Liu2 Bang1] (idiom) / refers to 206 BC plot to murder Liu Bang, aka Duke of Pei 沛 / / [Pei4 gong1] and the future Han emperor, during a sword dance at Feast at Hongmen 鴻 / / / |鸿 / / / [Hong2 men2 Yan4] / an elaborate deception to hide malicious intent
 Lí Jī zhī Luàn Li Ji Rebellion in 657-651 BC, where concubine Li Ji tried to throne her son but was eventually defeated by Duke Wen of Jin 晉 / / / |晋 / / / [Jin4 Wen2 gong1]
 Pèi gōng Duke of Pei (i.e. 劉 / / |刘 / / [Liu2 Bang1])
 liè hóu duke (old) / nobleman / gentry

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