一物克一物

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 一物剋一物

EtymologyEdit

Literally: one thing beats another

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yīwù kè yīwù [Phonetic: wù kè wù]
Zhuyin ㄧ ㄨˋ ㄎㄜˋ ㄧ ㄨˋ
IPA (key) /i⁵⁵⁻³⁵ u⁵¹⁻⁵³ kʰɤ⁵¹ i⁵⁵⁻³⁵ u⁵¹/

IdiomEdit

一物克一物 (simplified, Pinyin yī wù kè yī wù, traditional 一物剋一物)

  1. there is always one thing to conquer another
  2. everything has its vanquisher
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 22:27