花开堪折直须折

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: If a flower is blooming, and you can pluck it, go ahead and pluck it.

Proverb[edit]

花开堪折直须折 (simplified, Pinyin huā kāi kān zhé zhí xū zhé, traditional 花開堪折直須折)

  1. seize the day; carpe diem.

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