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萬變不離其宗

MandarinEdit

ten thousand; a great number; Wan (surname)
 
to change; to become different; to transform; to vary; rebellion
(negative prefix); not; no
 
to leave; to depart; to go away; from
 
his; her; its; theirs; that; such; it (refers to sth preceding it)
 
school; sect; purpose; model; ancestor; family
trad. (萬變不離其宗)
simp. (万变不离其宗)

ProverbEdit

萬變不離其宗 (traditional, Pinyin wàn biàn bù lí qí zōng, simplified 万变不离其宗)

  1. No matter how much one alters something, it will still retain its essence.

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