春江水暖鴨先知

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: If the waters of the spring river are warm, the ducks will be the first to know.

Proverb[edit]

春江水暖鴨先知 (traditional, Pinyin chūn jiāng shuǐ nuǎn yā xiān zhī, simplified 春江水暖鸭先知)

  1. Professionals within an industry or profession will be the first to notice a change in circumstances.

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