男大當婚,女大當嫁

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Mandarin[edit]

male
 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
 
to act as; represent; equal; should; fitting; suitable; adequate; proper; replace; to be; to hold a position; manage; withstand; when; during; ought; match equally; same; obstruct; just at (a time or place); on the spot; right; just at
 
to marry; marriage; wedding; to take a wife
female; woman
 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
 
to act as; represent; equal; should; fitting; suitable; adequate; proper; replace; to be; to hold a position; manage; withstand; when; during; ought; match equally; same; obstruct; just at (a time or place); on the spot; right; just at
marry (a husband)
trad. (男大當婚,女大當嫁)
simp. (男大当婚,女大当嫁)

Proverb[edit]

男大當婚女大當嫁 (traditional, Pinyin nán dà dāng hūn, nǚ dà dāng jià, simplified 男大当婚,女大当嫁)

  1. A man should get married on coming of age, and so should a girl.

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