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Tu Fu

[doo foo] /ˈdu ˈfu/
noun
1.
a.d. 712–770, Chinese poet.
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  • Tu Fu, his contemporary, occasionally abandoned the cult of abstract form.

  • Tu Fu is placed first by the Chinese because he is the greatest national poet.

    The Poet Li Po Arthur Waley
  • When Tu Fu's literary ability and poetical genius were made known to the Emperor, office and honours were bestowed on him.

    Chinese Poems Various
  • Here he is at sharp variance with Tu Fu, who probes to the roots of events even when he appears to be merely describing them.

  • Tu Fu was, of course, known to the Emperor as a man who would have been promoted but for the opinions aired in his papers.

British Dictionary definitions for Tu Fu

Tu Fu

/ˈduː ˈfuː/
noun
1.
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Du Fu
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