不能为生 (不能為生) bù néng wèi shēng

bù néng wèi shēng phrase not able to support themselves
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
Notes: Quote: 不能 not able + 為生 to make a living; from 《新五代史·卷一》 ”New History of the Five Dynasties, volume 1 (reworded from tr. in Ouyang and Davis 2004, p. 2)

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  • Scroll 76 Zong Jing Lu 《宗鏡錄》 — count: 1