- Mandarin 县 (hsien). (Wiktionary)
“When the day shall come for its history to be told, the historian will have little to say of Lu-fêng-hsien, that is -- if he is a decent sort of fellow.”
“Each fu is subdivided into ten districts under a district magistrate or Chih-hsien, the capital, or county seat as we should call it, having the termination "hsien" or "hien" as for example Wei-hsien.”
“K'o hsueh kuai jen (Hsiang-kang: Huang kuan ch'u pan she (Hsiang-kang) yu hsien kung ssu, 1995).”
“The mostly Cantonese recipes are simple, authentic and easy to follow, but what makes "How to Cook and Eat in Chinese" especially interesting is its discussion of Chinese culinary terms — snacks, for instance, are called tien-hsien , meaning "dot hearts," or something to touch the heart, now transliterated as dim sum.”
“Fundamentals of the Chinese Communist Party (The China book project) by Tang ti chi chu chih shih pien hsien tsu”
“When I started making movies, the preoccupations of Hou Hsiao-hsien and Edward Yang affected me, resonated with my own.”
“Hou Hsiao-hsien I hadn't really thought of in relation to the others, and I'm least familiar with his work, having only seen Flight of the Red Balloon and The Puppetmaster.”
“See the new film by Hou Hsiao-hsien, the world-renowned Taiwanese auteur of demanding minimalist dramas?”
“Many expected to see Hou Hsiao-hsien's Red Balloon lined up in the Competition at Cannes; instead, it will open Un Certain Regard on May 17.”
“Daniel Kasman: "One of the unexpected - and most welcome - things about Syndromes and a Century and Weerasethakul's films in general is that while maintaining a familial resemblance to the monumental master-shot style made famous by Hou Hsiou-hsien and Tsai Ming-liang, Weerasethakul's work carries a serene air of gentleness, off-handedness, openness, and a complete lack of pretension - traits that strongly humanize and personalize his work.”
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