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Teach A Man To Fish

China shòu rén yǐ yú bù rú shòu rén yǐ yú
Teach A Man To Fish

This is the Chinese version of the proverb, "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime."

This implies that knowledge is the best charity.


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授人以魚不如授人以漁


授人以鱼不如授人以渔

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Mandarin shòu rén yǐ yú bù rú shòu rén yǐ yú / shou4 ren2 yi3 yu2 bu4 ru2 shou4 ren2 yi3 yu2
Taiwan shou jen i yü pu ju shou jen i yü
Chinese give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime; knowledge is the best charity
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Teach A Man To Fish

授之以魚不如授之以漁


授之以鱼不如授之以渔

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Mandarin shòu zhī yǐ yú bù rú shòu zhī yǐ yú / shou4 zhi1 yi3 yu2 bu4 ru2 shou4 zhi1 yi3 yu2
Taiwan shou chih i yü pu ju shou chih i yü
Chinese give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime (idiom)

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The following table may be helpful for those studying Chinese or Japanese...

Title CharactersVarious forms of Romanized Chinese
Teach A Man To Fish授人以魚不如授人以漁
授人以鱼不如授人以渔
shòu rén yǐ yú bù rú shòu rén yǐ yú
shou4 ren2 yi3 yu2 bu4 ru2 shou4 ren2 yi3 yu2
shou ren yi yu bu ru shou ren yi yu
shou jen i yü pu ju shou jen i yü
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In these cases, the characters above the line are Traditional Chinese, while the ones below are Simplified Chinese.



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