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Heaven; God; the sky above not have road; path; way to enter
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); ‑ly
not have
opening; door; gate; doorway; gateway; valve; switch; way to do something; knack; family; house; (religious) sect; school (of thought); class; category; phylum or division (taxonomy)
trad. (上天無路,入地無門) 上天
simp. (上天无路,入地无门) 上天
Literally: “there is no road to heaven and no door into the earth”.




  1. no way of escape; in desperate straits; in a desperate situation; at the end of the line