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Gonggui xiaoming lu 宮閨小名錄

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Gonggui xiaoming lu 宮閨小名錄 "Childhood names of the boudoir" is a collection of childhood names of women through history compiled by the Qing period 清 (1644-1911) historian You Tong 尤侗. It is 4 juan "scrolls" long and is divided into 4 chapters. Is is compiled as a kind of supplement to earlier books on childhood names, but specialized on women. There is a supplement written by by Yu Huai 余懷. The book is included in You Tong's collected works, the Xitang quanji 西堂全集.

后妃 Houfei Empresses and consorts
列女 Lienü Oustanding women
妾婢 Qiebi Wives and slave girls
妓女 Jinü Singsong girls
外傳 Waizhuan Outer biographies
仙鬼 Xiangui Fairies and ghosts

Source: Zhao Hankun 趙含坤 (ed. 2005), Zhongguo leishu 中國類書 (Shijiazhuang: Hebei renmin chubanshe), pp. 391-392.

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