雷厉风行

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 雷厲風行

EtymologyEdit

Literally: with the power of a thunderbolt and the speed of wind

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin léi lì fēng xíng
Zhuyin ㄌㄟˊ ㄌㄧˋ ㄈㄥ ㄒㄧㄥˊ
IPA (key) /leɪ̯³⁵ li⁵¹ fɤŋ⁵⁵ ɕiŋ³⁵/

IdiomEdit

雷厉风行 (simplified, Pinyin léi lì fēng xíng, traditional 雷厲風行)

  1. (to carry out orders, policies etc.) vigorously and speedily; vigorously and resolutely
Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 08:18