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Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
diǎn gù
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
din2 gu3
Short definition parable
Usage frequency Somewhat infrequent
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All available English definitions allusion (to classic story or saying)MDBG icon / parableMDBG icon / classical quotationMDBG icon /
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Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: allusion (to classic story or saying); classical quotation; parable
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Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: '
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(rén) man
(yào) may
(cóngcóng) from
(gǒu) dog
酸的( suān de) acerbic
典故(diǎn gù) parable
(zhōngzhòng) among
吸取教训(xī qǔ jiào xun) to draw a lesson (from a setback)

Man must take a lesson from difficult situation and bad condition which befall in her/his life.

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