ChineseEdit

to attain the Way; to become enlightened; to attain salvation
 
many; much; a lot of; numerous; multi-
to help; to assist
trad. (得道多助) 得道
simp. #(得道多助) 得道

EtymologyEdit

From "Gongsun Chou II", in Mencius (《孟子·公孫丑下》):

得道失道 [Classical Chinese, trad. and simp.]
From: Mencius, circa 4th century BCE
Dédào zhě duō zhù, shīdào zhě guǎ zhù. [Pinyin]
He who finds the proper course has many to assist him. He who loses the proper course has few to assist him.

PronunciationEdit


IdiomEdit

得道多助

  1. A just cause attracts much support.

AntonymsEdit