Chinese Traditional: 行行出狀元
Chinese Simplified: 行行出状元
Pinyin: hang2 hang2 chu1 zhuang4 yuan2
Zhuyin: ㄏㄤˊ ㄏㄤˊ ㄔㄨ ㄓㄨㄤˋ ㄩㄢˊ
English Meaning: 1. There are masters in every profession. 2. One can distinguish himself in any trade.
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三百六十行,行行出狀元。
三百六十行,行行出状元。
san1 bai3 liu4 shi2 hang2, hang2 hang2 chu1 zhuang4 yuan2.
There are three hundred and sixty trades, and every trade has its leading master.
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Related Words:

 

háng

1. row, line 2. trade, profession, line of business 3. company, business house

Here: trade, profession, line of business

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chū

1. to go out 2. to come out, to come forth 3. to happen, to occur 4. to produce 5. to go beyond 6. to rise 7. to put forth

Here: to produce

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狀元   状元

zhuàng yuán

1. the person who came first in the highest imperial examination 2. the very best in a field

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