薑還是老的辣

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ginger still; nevertheless; yet
 
old; aged; venerable
old; aged; venerable; outdated; experienced; (affectionate prefix)
 
really and truly; aim; clear
really and truly; aim; clear; (possessive, modifying, or descriptive particle); of
hot (spicy); pungent
trad. (薑還是老的辣) 還是
simp. (姜还是老的辣) 还是
Literally: “It's the older ginger that is the spicy one.”

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薑還是老的辣

  1. The older the person is, the more experienced (wiser or more treacherous) they are.

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