不打不相識

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Mandarin[edit]

(negative prefix); not; no
 
beat; strike; break; mix up; build; fight; fetch; make; tie up; issue; shoot; calculate; since; from; dozen
(negative prefix); not; no an acquaintance
trad. (不打不相識) 相識
simp. (不打不相识) 相识

Proverb[edit]

不打不相識 (traditional, Pinyin bù dǎ bù xiāngshì, simplified 不打不相识)

  1. Friends are often made after a fight; from an exchange of blows friendship grows; no acquaintance is made without a fight; no discord, no concord; out of blows friendship grows.

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