渔 yú fishing
Alternative traditional form
of character: 漁
Sounds same鱼 yú (fish)
于 yú (in)
Different tone雨 yǔ (rain)
语 yǔ (language)
与 yǔ (to give)
玉 yù (jade)
王 yù (jade)
焚林而畋,竭泽而渔 fén lín ěr tián, jié zé ěr yú
Ignore the obvious consequences
授人以鱼只解一时之急,授人以渔 则解一生之需 shòu rén yǐ yú zhǐ jiù yī shí zhī jí, shòu rén yǐ yú zé jiě yī shēng zhī xū
It is important to learn a skill that will last for life
The Chinese language is ideally suited for writing poems. The long history of Chinese has allowed poems
written over two thousand years ago to be appreciated even today. The characters provide a concise method for conveying impressions and emotion.
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