人定勝天

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Chinese[edit]

man; person; people
 
to set; to fix; to determine; to decide; to order
victorious; (also sheng4) able to do; competent enough to day; sky; heaven
trad. (人定勝天)
simp. (人定胜天)

Pronunciation[edit]


Proverb[edit]

人定勝天

  1. Man's determination will triumph over nature.

References[edit]

  • Wu, Jingrong (ed.) (1985) The Pinyin CHINESE-ENGLISH DICTIONARY (in Mandarin/English), Beijing, Hong Kong: The Commercial Press, ISBN 0471867969
  • “人定勝天”, in Dr. eye[1] (in Mandarin/English), accessed 2009-05-27