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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, rōmaji 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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