死有重於泰山,輕於鴻毛

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Chinese[edit]

 
to die; inpassable; uncrossable; inflexible; rigid
 
to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
more weighty than Mount Tai, lighter than a wild goose feather.
trad. (死有重於泰山,輕於鴻毛) 重於泰山,輕於鴻毛
simp. (死有重于泰山,轻于鸿毛) 重于泰山,轻于鸿毛

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Proverb[edit]

死有重於泰山,輕於鴻毛

  1. Some deaths are more weighty than Mount Tai, while others are lighter (and less significant) than a wild goose feather.

References[edit]

  • “死有重於泰山,輕於鴻毛”, in Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典)[1] (in Mandarin), accessed 2008-06-28