兒孫自有兒孫福

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Chinese[edit]

descendent
 
from; self; oneself; since
 
to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
descendent
 
good fortune; happiness; luck; Fujian province (abbrev); a surname
trad. (兒孫自有兒孫福) 兒孫 兒孫
simp. (儿孙自有儿孙福) 儿孙 儿孙

Etymology[edit]

Literally: descendants will have their own fortune.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proverb[edit]

兒孫自有兒孫福

  1. Children have a destiny that is not necessarily shared by their parents.