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See also: 鸿鹄之志

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ChineseEdit

big bird; swan; person with lofty aspirations 's; him/her/it; this the will
trad. (鴻鵠之志) 鴻鵠
simp. (鸿鹄之志) 鸿鹄
Literally: “the ambitions of a (grand) swan”.

EtymologyEdit

See 燕雀安知鴻鵠志燕雀安知鸿鹄志 (yànquè ān zhī hónghú zhì).

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IdiomEdit

鴻鵠之志

  1. (figuratively) the ambitions of a great person

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