杀鸡焉用牛刀

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

see: 割鸡焉用牛刀

Proverb[edit]

杀鸡焉用牛刀 (simplified, Pinyin shā jī yān yòng niúdāo, traditional 殺雞焉用牛刀)

  1. Why use an ox cleaver to kill a chicken?

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References[edit]

  • "杀鸡焉用牛刀" (in Mandarin), Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典). URL accessed on 2008-05-06.

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