天若有情天亦老

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Chinese[edit]

day; sky; heaven
 
to seem; like; as; if
 
to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
 
feeling; emotion; passion; situation
day; sky; heaven also
 
old (of people); aged; venerable (person); outdated; experienced; (a prefix used before the surname of a person or a numeral indicating the order of birth of the children in a family or to indicate affection or familiarity)
simp. and trad.
(天若有情天亦老)

Etymology[edit]

From a poem by Li He (790-816)

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

天若有情天亦老

  1. If Heaven had feelings, heaven too would grow old. (Things are sad and bleak and there is no justice in the world.)

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