一石二鸟

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 一石二鳥

EtymologyEdit

Literally: one stone, two birds

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yīshí'èrniǎo [Phonetic: shí'èrniǎo]
Zhuyin ㄧ ㄕˊ ㄦˋ ㄋㄧㄠˇ
IPA (key) /i⁵⁵⁻⁵¹ ʂʐ̩³⁵ ˀɤɻ⁵¹ ni̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

IdiomEdit

一石二鸟 (simplified, Pinyin yī shí èr niǎo, traditional 一石二鳥)

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

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Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 22:34