折箭為誓

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Chinese[edit]

to make a solemn pledge
 
because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
 
oath; vow; to swear; to pledge
trad. (折箭為誓) 折箭
simp. (折箭为誓) 折箭
Literally: “to break an arrow as a promise”.

Etymology[edit]

The implication was that if one broke one's promise, one's fate would be similar to that of the arrow's.

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

折箭為誓

  1. to make a solemn pledge