一见钟情

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 一見鍾情

EtymologyEdit

From ("one, first") + ("look, glance") + 钟情 ("to be deeply in love").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yījiànzhōngqíng [Phonetic: jiànzhōngqíng]
Zhuyin ㄧ ㄐㄧㄢˋ ㄓㄨㄥ ㄑㄧㄥˊ
IPA (key) /i⁵⁵⁻³⁵ t͡ɕi̯ɛn⁵¹ ʈ͡ʂʊŋ⁵⁵ t͡ɕʰiŋ³⁵/

VerbEdit

一见钟情 (simplified, Pinyin yījiànzhōngqíng, traditional 一見鍾情)

  1. (idiomatic) to fall in love at first sight
    故事讲述灰姑娘森林火柴王子邂逅王子一见钟情。[1]
    The story depicts Cinderella's accidental encounter with the prince when she was picking matches in the forest. The prince fell in love with her at first sight.
    相信一见钟情彼此对视1来自对方电流迅速穿越肉体直达心灵[2]
    Do you believe in love at first sight? Looking at each other for one second, and the electric signal from him/her will rapidly pass through your body to reach your soul.

NounEdit

一见钟情 (simplified, Pinyin yījiànzhōngqíng, traditional 一見鍾情)

  1. (idiomatic) love at first sight

SynonymsEdit

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