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Falling leaves settle on their roots, Everything reverts to its original sources
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Chinese text: 葉落歸根

The meanings in Chinese:

Falling leaves settle on their roots.

Everything reverts to its original sources.

(Chinese proverb) When a person residing elsewhere
and getting old, he thinks of going back home -
to end one's days on one's native soil.

combination of characters:

leaf

pronunciation:
ye~4


fall, drop

pronunciation:
luo~4


go back

pronunciation:
gui~1


root

pronunciation:
gen~1

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Chinese Proverbs Collection

related keywords:
root
home
origin
original


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