物以類聚

Contents

ChineseEdit

thing; object; matter
 
to use; according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because; Israel (abbrev.)
trad. (物以類聚) 類聚
simp. (物以类聚) 类聚

EtymologyEdit

Literally: Things will be gathered together according to category.

PronunciationEdit


ProverbEdit

物以類聚

  1. Birds of a feather flock together.
    物以類聚,人以群分 [MSC, trad.]
    物以类聚,人以群分 [MSC, simp.]
    Wù yǐ lèijù, rén yǐ qúnfēn. [Pinyin]

ReferencesEdit

  • “物以類聚”, in Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典)[1] (in Mandarin), accessed 2009-05-28
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