胆裂

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 膽裂

EtymologyEdit

(gall) + (to split)

In other words, to be so terrified, that one's gall bladder is about to split open.

AdjectiveEdit

胆裂 (simplified, Pinyin dǎnliè, traditional 膽裂)

  1. (archaic) terrified; scared out of one's mind
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