黃鼠狼給雞拜年

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Chinese[edit]

weasel
 
to supply; provide; to; for; for the benefit of; to give; to allow; to do sth (for sb); (passive particle)
fowl; chicken to exchange New Year's greetings; to pay someone a courtesy call on New Year's Day or shortly thereafter, usually with a present
trad. (黃鼠狼給雞拜年) 黃鼠狼 拜年
simp. (黄鼠狼给鸡拜年) 黄鼠狼 拜年

Etymology[edit]

The weasel pays the chicken a courtesy call on New Year's Day -- he does not have good intentions!

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

黃鼠狼給雞拜年

  1. Greeks bearing gifts; a wolf in sheep's clothing