|English Definition||son; child; seed; egg; small thing; 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat; Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位; ancient Chinese compass point: 0° (north)|
|See also||zi (noun suffix)|
|Part of Speech||(名) noun|
Like father, like son.
As the trees crave tranquility in the ever-persistent wind, the child craves the care of its ever-absent parents.
A grain or seed, as of a cereal grass, enclosed in a husk.
It is often found the same actor doubles with father and son in the same play.
In Chinese, 'dumpling' and 'first exchange' are homophones, so they have a rich cultural association.
Let the fathers be fathers and the sons sons.
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