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一石二鳥

ChineseEdit

 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
rock; stone; 10 pecks two; 2 bird
trad. (一石二鳥)
simp. (一石二鸟)

EtymologyEdit

Literally: one stone, two birds

PronunciationEdit


IdiomEdit

一石二鳥

  1. kill two birds with one stone; do one task and finish two or more goals; (literally, one stone two birds)

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
いつ > いっ
Grade: 1
せき
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
ちょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

NounEdit

一石二鳥 (hiragana いっせきにちょう, romaji issekinichō)

  1. kill two birds with one stone; do one task and finish two or more goals; (literally, one stone two birds)