mìmì (汨汨) and kuìkuì (潰潰)

these characters repeated and followed by “hū (乎)”, likely makes these statements in Sùwèn 3.4 exclamations; both mìmì (汨汨) and kuìkuì (潰潰) have the ‘flowing water’ radical on the left side; 汨 (mì) is the name of a river, and also means “confused,” or “to be thrown into disorder;” 汨汨 (mìmì) denotes the sound of waves, so by parallel construction with the previous phrase this has been rendered here as “torrential overflow;” 潰 (kuì) means to burst or break through a dam, though can also mean “dispersed, scattered, or disordered;” see Commentary of Sùwèn 3 for an alternate reading of this passage.

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