物以類聚

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Mandarin[edit]

thing; object; matter
 
to use; according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because; Israel (abbrev.)
trad. (物以類聚) 類聚
simp. (物以类聚) 类聚

Etymology[edit]

Literally: Things will be gathered together according to category.

Proverb[edit]

物以類聚 (traditional, Pinyin wù yǐ lèijù, simplified 物以类聚)

  1. Birds of a feather flock together.
    物以類聚人以群分

References[edit]

  • "物以類聚" (in Mandarin), Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典). URL accessed on 2009-05-28.

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