Last modified on 14 March 2015, at 02:34

弱肉強食

ChineseEdit

 
weak; feeble; young; inferior
meat; flesh
 
strength; force; power; powerful; better
 
eat; food; to feed; animal feed
trad. (弱肉強食)
simp. (弱肉强食)

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

PronunciationEdit


ProverbEdit

弱肉強食

  1. survival of the fittest, law of the jungle

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
じゃく
Grade: 2
にく
Grade: 2
きょう
Grade: 2
しょく
Grade: 2
on'yomi

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