送君千里,終須一別

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Chinese[edit]

 
to deliver; to carry; to give (as a present); to present (with); to see off; to send
 
monarch; lord; gentleman; ruler
one thousand li end; finish beard; necessary; must
 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
other; distinguish; contrary; difficult; awkward; leave; depart; separate; classify; another; do not; must not; to pin
trad. (送君千里,終須一別) 千里
simp. (送君千里,终须一别) 千里

Etymology[edit]

Literally: Even if you see a friend off for a thousand li, in the end you still have to part.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proverb[edit]

送君千里,終須一別

  1. It is time for us to part company.