Chinese Sayings:A Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step 千里之行,始于足下

By Ling-Ling Lisa Shih
From Ling-LingChinese.com

Qian Li zhi Xing Shi yu zu xia calligraphy.PNG

 

中国谚语

zhōngguó yànyǔ

 

千 里  之   行,  始   于  足  下。

 Qiān lǐ zhī xíng, shǐ yú zú xià.

–老子,道德经

A Journey of a Thousand Miles begins with a single step.

by Laozi, Dao De Jing

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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step – Wikipedia

qiān zhī xíng shǐ xià

Vocabulary 生词  for Journey of a Thousand Miles

ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
ID Chinese Trad. Pinyin English Definition
1   qiān thousand; a swing
2   inside; internal; also written  ; li, ancient measure of length, approx. 500 m;
3   zhī (possessive particle, literary equivalent of  )
4   xíng to walk; to go; to travel; a visit;  journey; all right; OK!; will do
5   shǐ to begin; to start; then; only then
6   in; at;
7   foot
8   xià down; downwards; below; lower

 

 

 

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