Quote of the week (Mar. 1, 2010)

Liǎng zhī lǎohǔ xiāngróng zhǐyǒu yì zhǒng kěnéng, yì gōng yì mǔ!
两       只 老虎    相容         只有 一   种      可能, 一  公    一 母!

The only way possible for two tigers to be tolerant with each other is when one is a male and the other a female.
—A popular saying in the 2010 Chinese New Year (Year of Tiger) Culture note:
This quote is related to the phrase “一山不容二虎(yì shān bù róng èr hǔ) one mountain cannot accommodate two tigers,” which suggests that one place can’t accommodate two strong opponents.

生词(shēngcí) Vocabulary:

老虎 (lǎohǔ): n tiger

相容 (xiāngróng): adj compatible

可能 (kěnéng): adj possible

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