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侶魚蝦而友麋鹿

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ChineseEdit

companion fish and shrimp
 
and; as well as; but (not); yet (not); (shows causal relation); (shows change of state); (shows contrast)
friend elk; Père David's deer
trad. (侶魚蝦而友麋鹿) 魚蝦 麋鹿
simp. (侣鱼虾而友麋鹿) 鱼虾 麋鹿
Literally: “to have the fish and shrimp for company and make friends with Père David's deer”.

EtymologyEdit

漁樵江渚侶魚蝦而友麋鹿 [MSC, trad.]
渔樵江渚侣鱼虾而友麋鹿 [MSC, simp.]
From: 赤壁賦
Kuàng wú yǔ zǐ yúqiáo yú jiāngzhǔ zhī shàng, lǚ yúxiā ér yǒu mílù. [Pinyin]
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IdiomEdit

侶魚蝦而友麋鹿

  1. to be kind to animals