一日不见,如隔三秋

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 一日不見,如隔三秋

EtymologyEdit

Literally: Not seeing (somebody) for a day is like being apart for three autumns.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yīrì bù jiàn, rú gé sānqiū [Phonetic: jiàn, rú gé sānqiū]
Zhuyin ㄧ ㄖㄧˋ ㄅㄨˋ ㄐㄧㄢˋ , ㄖㄨˊ ㄍㄜˊ ㄙㄢ ㄑㄧㄡ
IPA (key) /i⁵⁵⁻³⁵ ʐʐ̩⁵¹ pu⁵¹⁻³⁵ t͡ɕi̯ɛn⁵¹ ʐu³⁵ kɤ³⁵ sa̠n⁵⁵ t͡ɕʰi̯oʊ̯⁵⁵/

IdiomEdit

一日不见,如隔三秋 (simplified, Pinyin yī rì bù jiàn, rú gé sān qiū, traditional 一日不見,如隔三秋)

  1. a single day apart seems like three years

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Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 13:13