Chinese proverbs are sentences that condense wisdom and knowledge, and also reflect the unique Chinese culture and philosophy. Although they mostly come from written Chinese, they are still popular and common in the spoken language today.
One of the characteristics of Chinese proverbs is the abundance of animal metaphors. By understanding the analogies, you will learn Chinese people's perspective on different animals and what they represent in Chinese culture.
In this series, we will introduce proverbs related to animals and give them modern definitions through daily life examples.