surname Xiao

miserable; desolate; dreary; Chinese mugwort

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成也萧何,败也萧何 成也蕭何,敗也蕭何 cheng2 ye3 xiao1 he2 - bai4 ye3 xiao1 he2
lit. raised up by Xiao He, cast down by Xiao He (idiom), alluding to Han Xin 韓信|韩信 being made Grand General 大將軍|大将军; fig. a situation where one's success and failure are both due to the same factor

大萧条 大蕭條 da4 xiao1 tiao2
the Great Depression (1929-c. 1939)

经济萧条 經濟蕭條 jing1 ji4 xiao1 tiao2
economic depression

排萧 排蕭 pai2 xiao1

四壁萧然 四壁蕭然 si4 bi4 xiao1 ran2
four bare walls

萧邦 蕭邦 xiao1 bang1
Frédéric Chopin (Composer)

萧伯纳 蕭伯納 xiao1 bo2 na4
George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Irish dramatist and writer

萧规曹随 蕭規曹隨 xiao1 gui1 cao2 sui2
lit. Xiao's 蕭何|萧何 governance followed by Cao 曹參|曹参 (idiom); fig. to strictly adhere to the policies of the predecessor; to follow precedent

萧何 蕭何 xiao1 he2
Xiao He (-193 BC), famous strategist and chancellor, fought on Liu Bang's 劉邦|刘邦 side during the Chu-Han Contention 楚漢戰爭|楚汉战争

萧红 蕭紅 xiao1 hong2
Xiao Hong (1911-1942), prominent woman writer, originally from Heilongjiang

萧梁 蕭梁 xiao1 liang2
Liang of the Southern dynasties (502-557)

萧乾 蕭乾 xiao1 qian2
Xiao Qian (1910-1999), Mongolian-born, Cambridge-educated journalist active during Second World War in Europe, subsequently famous author and translator

萧然 蕭然 xiao1 ran2
desolate; empty

萧洒 蕭灑 xiao1 sa3
variant of 瀟灑|潇洒

萧瑟 蕭瑟 xiao1 se4
to rustle in the air; to rustle; to sough; bleak; desolate; chilly

萧山 蕭山 xiao1 shan1
Xiaoshan district of Hangzhou city 杭州市, Zhejiang

萧山区 蕭山區 xiao1 shan1 qu1
Xiaoshan district of Hangzhou city 杭州市, Zhejiang

萧索 蕭索 xiao1 suo3
bleak; desolate; melancholy

萧条 蕭條 xiao1 tiao2
bleak; desolate; (economic) depression or slump

萧万长 蕭萬長 xiao1 wan4 chang2
Vincent C. Siew (1939-), Taiwanese diplomat and Kuomintang politician, prime minister 1997-2000, vice president 2008-2012

萧县 蕭縣 xiao1 xian4
Xiao county in Suzhou 宿州, Anhui

萧一山 蕭一山 xiao1 yi1 shan1
Xiao Yishan (1902-1978), Modern historian of the Qing dynasty

萧子显 蕭子顯 xiao1 zi3 xian3
Xiao Zixian (487-537), writer and historian of Liang of Southern Dynasties, compiler of History of Qi of the Southern dynasties 南齊書 南齐书