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“唯有读书高”

English translation: "Possessions in abundance are worthless; only learning is precious"

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Chinese term or phrase:“唯有读书高”
English translation:"Possessions in abundance are worthless; only learning is precious"
Entered by: Chinoise
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15:58 May 22, 2003
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Chinese term or phrase: “唯有读书高”
请教各位:如何翻译
“万般皆下品, 唯有读书高“?

多谢!
Chinoise
Local time: 23:07
"Possessions in abundance are worthless; only learning is precious"
Explanation:
or "Goods of every variety are as nothing compared to the value of study"
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Rod Nelson
Canada
Local time: 19:07
Grading comment
Thanks a million!

P.S. More references would be greatly appreciated.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +4"Possessions in abundance are worthless; only learning is precious"
Rod Nelson


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +4
"Possessions in abundance are worthless; only learning is precious"


Explanation:
or "Goods of every variety are as nothing compared to the value of study"


Rod Nelson
Canada
Local time: 19:07
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 199
Grading comment
Thanks a million!

P.S. More references would be greatly appreciated.

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