易子而食

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change; easy; simple
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
 
and; as well as; but (not); yet (not); (shows causal relation); (shows change of state); (shows contrast)
 
eat; food; to feed; animal feed
simp. and trad.
(易子而食)

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易子而食

  1. the situation is dire (i.e. during wartime or famine)

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