A Chinese wind instrument, being a free-reed mouth organ consisting of 13 or more bamboopipes of various lengths, which are fixed at their bases in a wind chest made from a dried gourd (or, more recently, wood or chrome-plated brass).
Origin of sheng
From Chinese 笙 (pinyin: shēng); character consists of upper part ("bamboo") and lower part ("born")
Sheng Sentence Examples
Reconciliation never took place on any large scale, though it is true that, in the course of time, some fitful displays of administrative ability on the part of the Chinese, and the opening of partial means of communication, led to the pacification of a section of the Sheng fan, who thenceforth became known as Pe-pa-hwan (Pepohoan).
The aborigines, Sheng fan, or " wild savages," deserved the appellation in some respects, for they lived by the chase and had little knowledge even of husbandry; while the Chinese themselves, uneducated labourers, acknowledged no right except that of might.
Black cohosh should not be used in conjunction with, nor confused with, blue cohosh, Cimicifuga foetida, sheng ma, white banberry or bugbane.
As the universal energy of life, sheng chi or positive chi, fills your being it makes you feel stronger, healthier and happier.
The Sheng (birth) or creative cycle is when chi energy flows in the natural progression of order from one element to the next.