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
alt. forms 夸父追日
Literally:Kua Fu chases the sun”.

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See Kua Fu on Wikipedia for the background story.

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Idiom[edit]

夸父逐日

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

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