Last modified on 4 January 2015, at 23:11

一畝三分地

ChineseEdit

 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
about 1; 6 acre (M) three; 3
 
to divide; minute; (a measure word); (a unit of length = 0.33 centimeter); part
 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); -ly
trad. (一畝三分地)
simp. (一亩三分地)

EtymologyEdit

Literally: one acre, three parts of a piece of land

PronunciationEdit

IdiomEdit

一畝三分地

  1. a tiny piece of land