反哺

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Chinese[edit]

wrong side out or up; anti- feed
simp. and trad.
(反哺)

Etymology[edit]

  • originally referred to a raven (trad. 烏鴉, simpl. 乌鸦) that would provide food to its mother after becoming an adult

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

反哺

  1. to take care of one's parents when they are old
  2. to give back to a person or institution which has contributed to one's own growth

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