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ChineseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 沉魚落雁.
(This term, 沈魚落雁, is a variant form of 沉魚落雁.)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ちん
Grade: S
ぎょ
Grade: 2
らく
Grade: 3
がん
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 沈魚落雁 (MC ɖˠiɪm ŋɨʌ lɑk̚ ŋˠanH).

IdiomEdit

沈魚落雁 ‎(hiragana ちんぎょらくがん, romaji chingyorakugan)

  1. (idiomatic) Beauty truly can be stunning. Lit. Such was her beauty that, in a fluster, fish sank to the bottom of the sea and geese dropped from the sky.

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