一针见血

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 一針見血

EtymologyEdit

Literally: see blood with one (prick of the) needle

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yīzhēn jiàn xiě [Phonetic: zhēn jiàn xiě]
Zhuyin ㄧ ㄓㄣ ㄐㄧㄢˋ ㄒㄧㄝˇ
IPA (key) /i⁵⁵⁻⁵¹ ʈ͡ʂən⁵⁵ t͡ɕi̯ɛn⁵¹ ɕi̯ɛ²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

IdiomEdit

一针见血 (simplified, Pinyin yī zhēn jiàn xiě, traditional 一針見血)

  1. hit the nail on the head
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 22:58