弱肉強食

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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NounEdit

弱肉強食 (hiragana じゃくにくきょうしょく, romaji jakuniku kyōshoku)

  1. law of the jungle

MandarinEdit

simpl. 弱肉强食
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Literally: weak (is the) meat, strong eats (the meat); if you are weak, you are the meat; if you are strong, you eat the meat

ProverbEdit

弱肉強食 (traditional, Pinyin ruò ròu qiáng shí, simplified 弱肉强食)

  1. survival of the fittest, law of the jungle

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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 03:49