捷足先登

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Chinese[edit]

 
victory; triumph; quick; prompt; rapid
foot; to be sufficient
 
early; prior; former; in advance; first
 
to go up; to climb; ascend; mount; register; note; to publish; to issue; to record
simp. and trad.
(捷足先登)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: The quick of foot will be the first to ascend.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proverb[edit]

捷足先登

  1. The early bird gets the worm.