愛才如命

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Chinese[edit]

 
to love; affection; to be fond of; to like
 
ability; talent; endowment; gift; an expert; only (then); only if; just
as (if); such as life; fate
trad. (愛才如命)
simp. (爱才如命)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: =愛惜爱惜 (to value; to cherish) + =人才 (talented people) + (is like) + =生命 (life)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proverb[edit]

愛才如命

  1. One should cherish talented people the same as one cherishes life itself.

References[edit]

  • “愛才如命”, Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典)[1] (in Mandarin), retrieved 2009-05-27