青出于蓝

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Short for 青出于蓝,而胜于蓝 (qīngchūyúlán ér shèng yú lán) "blue comes from the indigo plant but is bluer than the plant itself"

Proverb[edit]

青出于蓝 (simplified, Pinyin qīngchūyúlán, traditional 青出於藍)

  1. the student has surpassed his or her teacher

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