天涯何處無芳草

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Chinese[edit]

far corners of the world; distant land what place; where
 
-less; not to have; no; none; not; to lack; un-
fragrant grass; green grass
trad. (天涯何處無芳草) 天涯 何處 芳草
simp. (天涯何处无芳草) 天涯 何处 芳草

Etymology[edit]

  • From "Butterflies Adore Flowers" (蝶戀花), by Su Shi
Literally: Where in the world is there a lack of fragrant grass?

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Proverb[edit]

天涯何處無芳草

  1. No need to be overly attached to one person or location, everything has something about it that is endearing.
  2. (of lost love) there are plenty more fish in the ocean

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Proper noun[edit]

天涯何處無芳草

  1. (movie title) Splendor in the Grass

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