一人之下,萬人之上

MandarinEdit

simpl. 一人之下,万人之上
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Literally: below one person, above 10,000 people

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yīrén zhī xià, wànrén zhī shàng [Phonetic: rén zhī xià, wànrén zhī shàng]
Zhuyin ㄧ ㄖㄣˊ ㄓ ㄒㄧㄚˋ , ㄨㄢˋ ㄖㄣˊ ㄓ ㄕㄤˋ
IPA (key) /i⁵⁵⁻⁵¹ ʐən³⁵ ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁵⁵ ɕi̯a̠⁵¹⁻⁵³ u̯a̠n⁵¹ ʐən³⁵ ʈ͡ʂʐ̩⁵⁵ ʂɑŋ⁵¹/

IdiomEdit

一人之下,萬人之上 (traditional, Pinyin yī rén zhī xià, wàn rén zhī shàng, simplified 一人之下,万人之上)

  1. to occupy a lofty position, second only to the emperor
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