from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The wild banana of Polynesia and New Caledonia, Musa Fehi.


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  • He first explained to me the uses in temple music of the taiko and shoko, which are drums; of the flutes called fei or teki; of the flageolet termed hichiriki; and of the kakko, which is a little drum shaped like a spool with very narrow waist, On great Buddhist festivals, Masanobu and his father and his brothers are the musicians in the temple services, and they play the strange music called Ojo and Batto -- music which at first no Western ear can feel pleasure in, but which, when often heard, becomes comprehensible, and is found to possess a weird charm of its own.

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  • Saturday's parties went far into the woods to gather a choice kind of fei, and the oranges and limes of the foot-hills.

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  • Having communicated his intentions to the admiral, he was ordered to purfue them; and, the better to enfurc his fucccfs, was rein - forced by the Gibraltar, a fmall frigate, which, from her ihallow draught of water, was peculiarly adapted to fupport fuch a kind of fei-vice*

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  • In the sixth book of my Soul Power Series, Tao I: The Way of All Life,1 I shared two phrases from Dao De Jing: Tao ke Tao (pronounced dow kuh dow), fei chang Tao (pronounced fay chahng dow).

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  • Tao ke Tao, fei chang Tao Tao that can be explained by words or comprehended by thoughts is not the eternal Tao or true Tao, lxxvii–lxxviii, 24–25, 190

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  • “Tuo tai fei sheng” pronounced twaw tye fay shung means soul baby travels.

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  • “Tao xuan fei” means Tao promotes the xuan fei function of the lungs.

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  • This is one of the major lung functions, called the function of xuan fei.

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  • “Jin dan xuan fei” means Jin Dan spreads the food essence to boost lung function with healing and rejuvenation.

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  • Facebook has around 200,000 users in China, with a Chinese nickname called "fei si bu ke", or "bounded to die", suggesting the on and off block by the government during the sensitive time, including June 4.

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