家書抵萬金

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Mandarin[edit]

 
hold up; on the whole; push against; to support; to resist; to reach; to arrive; mortgage
ten thousand; a great number; Wan (surname) metal; money; gold
trad. (家書抵萬金) 家書
simp. (家书抵万金) 家书

Proverb[edit]

家書抵萬金 (traditional, Pinyin jiāshū dǐ wàn jīn, simplified 家书抵万金)

  1. A letter from home is worth ten thousand pieces of gold.

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