1 edition of Corresponding English and Chinese proverbs and phrases found in the catalog.
Corresponding English and Chinese proverbs and phrases
John D. Chinnery
1984 by New World Press, Distributed by China Publications Centre (Guoji Shudian) in Beijing [China] .
Written in English
|Statement||by John D. Chinnery, Cui Mingqiu|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||258|
European proverbs: in 55 languages, with equivalents in Arabic, Persian, Sanskrit, Chinese and Japanese. Well, now you know! Meaning: While trying to avoid a a bad situation one might end up in an even worse one. English equivalent: A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush. The famous proverb "Don't give your students fish, but teach them how to fish" is perhaps true in language teaching. English equivalent: A man is known by the company he keeps.
This proverb notes the difficulty of finding an outstanding leader. Tweet 2. But he also criticises that this theory fails to take into account the changing character of people and will fail to recognize what is good for them. Cino parlesce sofrauna mananea ciorbaua. By learning these Chinese old sayings, I believe that you could get resonance. Mankind fears an evil man but heaven does not.
Tweet 2. If you work hard enough at it, you can grind even an iron rod down to a needle. Because these proverbs present not only Chinese culture and view of value, but also life philosophy which could make sense in the whole world. English equivalent: He gives twice, who gives in a trice. It means: what's done cannot be undone.
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May you live in interesting times — it is very doubtful that this has a Chinese origin, as no known Chinese phrase has been found supporting this. English equivalent: All is well that ends well. The Facts on File Dictionary of Proverbs. An inch of time is an inch of gold but you can't buy that inch of time with an inch of gold.
Butcher the donkey after it finished his job on the mill. A horse cannot gain weight if not fed with extra fodder during the night; a man cannot become wealthy without earnings apart from his regular salaries. Add legs to the snake after you have finished drawing it. A fall into a ditch makes you wiser.
Editura Mica Valahie. English equivalent: After rain comes sunshine. Proverbs of all nations. English equivalent: As you make your bed, so you must lie.
So do not give a subjective assertion on anything blindly. Tweet 2. English equivalent: Eary to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise. Because these proverbs present not only Chinese culture and view of value, but also life philosophy which could make sense in the whole world.
This means: powerful outsiders can hardly afford to neglect local villains. English equivalent: Walk the talk. It is written mainly in Hebrew but also in Aramaic.
When it comes to three, they have to go thirsty. How can you expect to find ivory in a dog's mouth? If you want happiness for a month; get married.
I hope that we could communicate not only by Chinese language, but also interlinked culture. Barnard in the s. It's similar to: "More haste, less speed.
English equivalent: He who digs a pit for others, will fall in it himself. Retrieved on 3 August Corresponding English and Chinese proverbs and phrases book popular idioms and slang terms from the US, Corresponding English and Chinese proverbs and phrases book, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Canada, and South Africa, plus valuable information you won't find anywhere else, including the origin of phrases.
Kill a chicken before a monkey. Once you pour the water out of the bucket it's hard to get it back in it. Meaning: While trying to avoid a a bad situation one might end up in an even worse one.
English equivalent: Among the blind, the one-eyed is king.Following on from 23 Actually Useful Proverbs (谚语), I have come up with a list of proverbs that have some kind of equivalence between Chinese and English.I look forward to reading your comments, additions and criticisms! 1. There’s no use crying over spilt milk.
覆水难收 fù shuǐ nán shōu (“Spilt water is hard to recover.”). 20 Famous and wise Chinese proverbs (谚语 yanyu), sayings and quotes: Chinese, pinyin, English translation and Standing still – Jewel (lyrics) Posted on 06/05/ by Chinesetolearn 1 A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
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Like Paul, he "exhorts, comforts, and charges, as a father doth his children.".Chinese Proverb; Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one. Chinese Proverb; He who asks is a fool for ebook minutes, ebook he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
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