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This day does not come back again. An inch of time is worth a foot of jade.

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10:39 Jul 17, 2001
English to Chinese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: This day does not come back again. An inch of time is worth a foot of jade.
Early Buddhist book of stories - I would like to translate the phrase into Chinese characters to create a tattoo.
Lindsey
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Summary of answers provided
na光阴一去不复返。一寸光阴一寸金。
Donglai Lou
na潮螟禦潮Raymond Chu


  

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31 mins
潮螟禦潮


Explanation:
The English text might have been translated from the above popular Chinese saying.

Raymond Chu
Taiwan
Local time: 20:08
PRO pts in pair: 107
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光阴一去不复返。一寸光阴一寸金。


Explanation:
"This day does not come back again." means "光阴一去不复返。"
An inch of time is worth a foot of jade means "一寸光阴一寸金。"

Donglai Lou
China
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PRO pts in pair: 528
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