物以類聚

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Chinese[edit]

thing; object; matter
 
to use; according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because; Israel (abbrev.)
trad. (物以類聚) 類聚
simp. (物以类聚) 类聚

Etymology[edit]

Literally: Things will be gathered together according to category.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proverb[edit]

物以類聚

  1. Birds of a feather flock together.
    物以類聚,人以群分 / 物以类聚,人以群分  ―  Wù yǐ lèijù, rén yǐ qúnfēn.  ― 

References[edit]

  • “物以類聚”, in Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典)[1] (in Mandarin), accessed 2009-05-28