反哺

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ChineseEdit

wrong side out or up; anti- feed
simp. and trad.
(反哺)

EtymologyEdit

  • Originally referred to a raven (烏鴉乌鸦 (wūyā)) that would provide food to its mother after becoming an adult.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

反哺

  1. to take care of one's parents when they are old
  2. to give back to a person or institution which has contributed to one's own growth

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