夸父逐日

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Chinese[edit]

Kua Fu
 
to pursue; to chase; individually; one by one
 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(夸父逐日)
夸父

Etymology[edit]

Literally: Kua Fu chases the sun (see Wikipedia article on Kua Fu for the background story)

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

夸父逐日

  1. to not know one's limitations; to overestimate one's abilities

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