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Meaning & History
From a combination of the characters 河 (he, meaning “river”) and 伯 (bo, meaning “elder”, “earl” or “lord”). Hebo is the god of the Yellow River in Chinese mythology. He is attested as far back as the Chuci (楚辞) or Elegies of Chu, where he is described as a figure riding a dragon-powered chariot. In another myth, where he gives Yu the Great a map of the Yellow River, he is described as a creature with the face of a human and the body of a fish.FUFEI is considered to be his consort.