ChineseEdit

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
 
each other; appearance; portrait; picture; one another; mutually
to go across courtyard; to be completely different
trad. (大相徑庭/大相逕庭) 徑庭/逕庭
simp. (大相径庭) 径庭

EtymologyEdit

From Zhuangzi:

驚怖河漢無極徑庭人情 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
惊怖河汉无极径庭人情 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
From: Zhuangzi, circa 3rd – 2nd centuries BCE
Wú jīngbù qí yán, yóu héhàn ér wújí yě; dà yǒu jìngtíng, bù jìn rénqíng yān. [Pinyin]
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PronunciationEdit


IdiomEdit

大相徑庭

  1. completely different; poles apart; as different as can be