铁饭碗

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 鐵飯碗

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin tiěfànwǎn
Zhuyin ㄊㄧㄝˇ ㄈㄢˋ ㄨㄢˇ
IPA (key) /tʰi̯ɛ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ fa̠n⁵¹ u̯a̠n²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

铁饭碗 (simplified, Pinyin tiěfànwǎn, traditional 鐵飯碗)

  1. a secure job; a job for life; job security
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 04:54