一腳高一腳低

MandarinEdit

simpl. 一脚高一脚低
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Literally: one foot high and one foot low

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yījiǎo gāo yījiǎo dī [Phonetic: jiǎo gāo jiǎo dī]
Zhuyin ㄧ ㄐㄧㄠˇ ㄍㄠ ㄧ ㄐㄧㄠˇ ㄉㄧ
IPA (key) /i⁵⁵⁻⁵¹ t͡ɕi̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ kɑʊ̯⁵⁵ i⁵⁵⁻⁵¹ t͡ɕi̯ɑʊ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ti⁵⁵/

IdiomEdit

一腳高一腳低 (traditional, Pinyin yī jiǎo gāo yī jiǎo dī, simplified 一脚高一脚低)

  1. describes an awkward way of walking
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 22:45