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一二三四五,上山打老虎

MandarinEdit

 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
two; 2 three; 3 four; 4 five; 5 mountain; hill
simp. and trad.
(一二三四五,上山打老虎)
,上 打老

EtymologyEdit

  • Literally, "12345, climb a mountain and hit a tiger."

ProverbEdit

一二三四五上山打老虎 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin yī èr sān sì wǔ, shàngshān dǎ lǎohǔ)

  1. (children's counting-out game) eeny, meeny, miny, moe

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