病從口入,禍從口出

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: Disease goes in by the mouth and trouble comes out of the mouth.

Proverb[edit]

病從口入禍從口出 (traditional, Pinyin bìng cóng kǒu rù, huò cóng kǒu chū, simplified 病从口入,祸从口出)

  1. Illness comes in via the mouth because of food and trouble goes out via the mouth because of words.

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