背信棄義

See also: 背信弃义

ChineseEdit

to renege; to have a breach of faith
 
abandon; relinquish; to discard
abandon; relinquish; to discard; to throw away
justice; righteousness; meaning
trad. (背信棄義) 背信
simp. (背信弃义) 背信

EtymologyEdit

From Xunzi and History of the Northern Dynasties.

PronunciationEdit


IdiomEdit

背信棄義

  1. to break the faith and disregard righteousness; to act perfidiously; perfidious, treacherous; treachery, perfidy