- to go up; to climb; ascend; mount; register; note; to publish; to issue; to record
Mount Tai; Tarzanand; as well as; but (not); yet (not); (shows causal relation); (shows change of state); (shows contrast)small; tiny; few; youngunder heaven; the world; everything under the sky; all under heaven simp. and trad.
登 泰山 而 小 天下
From the book Mencius:
- From: Mengzi (Mencius), circa 4th century BCE
- Mèngzǐ yuē: Kǒngzǐ dēng Dōngshān ér xiǎo Lǔ, dēng Tàishān ér xiǎo tiānxià. [Pinyin]
- Mencius said, "Having climbed the East Peak (of Mount Tai), Lu seemed small to Confucius. Having climbed to the top of Mount Tai, the whole world below seemed small.