不管三七二十一

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.
不管

EtymologyEdit

  • Literally, "do not care if three times seven equals 21."

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bùguǎn sān qī èr shí yī
Zhuyin ㄅㄨˋ ㄍㄨㄢˇ ㄙㄢ ㄑㄧ ㄦˋ ㄕˊ ㄧ
IPA (key) /pu⁵¹ ku̯a̠n²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ sa̠n⁵⁵ t͡ɕʰi⁵⁵ ˀɤɻ⁵¹ ʂʐ̩³⁵ i⁵⁵/

IdiomEdit

不管三七二十一 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bùguǎn sān qī èr shí yī)

  1. (colloquial) to cast all caution to the wind and act without thinking of the consequences

SynonymsEdit

Last modified on 4 April 2014, at 01:11