Last modified on 14 January 2015, at 23:18

飢不擇食

ChineseEdit

hungry (negative prefix); not; no
 
pick over; to select; to choose; to pick
 
eat; food; to feed; animal feed
trad. (飢不擇食)
simp. (饥不择食)

EtymologyEdit

  • Literally, "the hungry can't choose their own food."

PronunciationEdit


ProverbEdit

飢不擇食

  1. beggars can't be choosers