一丘之貉

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Chinese[edit]

 
one; single; a
one; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
mound; hill; Confucius
mound; hill; Confucius; given name
's; him/her/it; this badger-like animal; name of a wild tribe; silent
simp. and trad.
(一丘之貉)
Literally: “one hill's badgers”.

Etymology[edit]

First attested in Hanshu.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

一丘之貉

  1. (derogatory) people of the same ilk; birds of a feather