雪上加霜

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

literally: to add frost on top of snow

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xuě shàng jiā shuāng
Zhuyin ㄒㄩㄝˇ ㄕㄤˋ ㄐㄧㄚ ㄕㄨㄤ
IPA (key) /ɕɥ̯œ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʂɑŋ⁵¹ t͡ɕi̯a̠⁵⁵ ʂu̯ɑŋ⁵⁵/

IdiomEdit

雪上加霜 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin xuě shàng jiā shuāng)

  1. to add insult to injury
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 08:09