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one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
mountain; hill (negative prefix); not; no
to hold; to contain; to allow; appearance; look; countenance
two; 2 tiger
simp. and trad.


Literally: One mountain cannot abide two tigers.


一山不容二虎 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin yī shān bù róng èr hǔ)

  1. There can only be one alpha male.
  2. This town isn't big enough for the two of us.

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