Waley

[ wey-lee ]
/ ˈweɪ li /
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noun

ArthurArthur David Schloss, 1889–1966, British translator of Chinese and Japanese literature.
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British Dictionary definitions for waley

Waley

/ (ˈweɪlɪ) /

noun

Arthur. real name Arthur Schloss. 1889–1966, English orientalist, best known for his translations of Chinese poetry
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