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落叶归根
Simplified 落叶归根
Traditional 落葉歸根
Pin Yin - 1
luo4 ye4 gui1 gen1
English - 1:
  • Getting Home, 2007 PRC comedy-drama film directed by 張揚|张扬[Zhang1 Yang2], starring 趙本山|赵本山[Zhao4 Ben3 shan1]
Pin Yin - 2
luo4 ye4 gui1 gen1
English - 2:
  • a falling leaf returns to the roots (成语 saw); everything has its ancestral home
  • In old age, an expatriate longs to return home.
Examples:
1. 树高千丈,落叶归根
A tree may grow very high, But its leaves fall Back to the roots.
2. 你听过“落叶归根”这个词吗?
Have you ever heard of "falling leaves return to their roots"?
3. 他游历了许多地方, 现在落叶归根又回到了英国.
He's travelled a lot but he's now come back to Britain once and for all.
4. 落叶归根”的意思是说,人老了的时候应该回到家乡。“籍贯”的意思是老家,也就是自己先辈们生活的地方。
The saying of "falling leaves return to their roots" means that a person residing elsewhere should go back to his or her ancestral home towards his or her end of life. "Native place" refers to one's hometown, i. e. , the place where one's ancestors live.
5. 落叶归根”的意思是说,人老了的时候应该回到家乡。“籍贯”的意思是老家,也就是自己先辈们生活的地方。
The saying of “falling leaves return to their roots” means that a person residing elsewhere should go back to his or her ancestral home towards his or her end of life. “Native place” refers to one's hometown, i. e. , the place where one's ancestors live.