English - Latin Dictionary:

shun

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The definition of word "shun":
rate 1. anagram huns
rate 2. v -nn- - to determinedly avoid (someone or something) ; to refuse to accept (someone or something) He was shunned by his parents when they discovered he was gay. She has shunned publicity since she retired from the theatre.
rate 3. Chinese One of the Wu-di, the five legendary emperors of Chinese mythology. He was chosen as the successor of Yao on the suggestion of Four Mountains (the ruler of the four points of the compass), instead of Yao's own son. He himself was later succeeded by Da-yu, Yu the Great. Shun (2255 - 2205 BCE or 2233 - 2184 BCE) was said to have been an eastern barbarian, a potter, who cultivated his own fields. He traveled throughout the four directions and banished the ominous being guarding their entrances.
rate 4. formally (Wade-Giles romanization) Yu Ti Shun in Chinese mythology, a legendary emperor (c. 23rd century BC) of the golden age of antiquity, singled out by Confucius as a model of integrity and resplendent virtue. His name is invariably associated with that of Yao, his legendary predecessor. Though Shun's father repeatedly tried to murder him, the boy's filial piety never faltered. Because heaven and earth knew of his virtue, birds came to assist in weeding his paddies and animals appeared from nowhere to drag the plow. Yao bypassed his own son in choosing Shun as most worthy to rule; he likewise gave Shun his two daughters, O Huang and N Ying (also known as Hsiang Chn and Fu-jen), in marriage. Shun offered sacrifice to the Six Honoured Ones (whose identity is uncertain) and to the spirits of earth. He is credited with standardizing weights and measures, regulating waterways and organizing the kingdom into 12 provinces or regions. During his reign, marvelous phenomena occurred in the heavens and on earth.
rate 5. In Chinese mythology, one of the three legendary emperors, along with Yao and Da Yu, of the golden age of antiquity (ƹ 23rd century BC), singled out by Confucius as models of integrity and virtue. Though his father repeatedly tried to murder him, Shun remained loyal to him. Because heaven and earth knew of Shun's virtue, animals assisted him in all his labours. The emperor Yao bypassed his own son to select Shun as his successor and he gave Shun his two daughters in marriage. Shun is credited with standardizing weights and measures, regulating waterways and organizing the kingdom into provinces.
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