女子無才便是德

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Mandarin[edit]

woman; female
 
-less; not to have; no; none; not; to lack; un-
 
ability; talent; endowment; gift; an expert; only (then); only if; just
 
advantageous; cheap; ordinary; plain; convenient; handy; easy; then; so; thus; to relieve oneself
 
is; are; am; yes; to be
 
Germany; virtue; goodness; morality; ethics; kindness; favor; character; kind
trad. (女子無才便是德) 女子 便
simp. (女子无才便是德) 女子 便

Proverb[edit]

女子無才便是德 (traditional, Pinyin nǚzǐ wú cái biàn shì dé, simplified 女子无才便是德)

  1. A woman who lacks talent is virtuous; An old fashioned saying meaning that women should stay at home.

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