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hundred
 
hear; news; celebrated; sniff at
 
to be not like; to be not equal to; to be not as good as; cannot compare to; to be inferior to
 
one; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
to see; to meet; to appear; to interview
trad. (百聞不如一見) 不如
simp. (百闻不如一见) 不如

EtymologyEdit

Literally: Hearing something one hundred times is not as good as seeing it once.

PronunciationEdit


ProverbEdit

百聞不如一見

  1. seeing is believing
  2. a picture is worth a thousand words

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (百聞不如一見):

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

百聞不如一見 (baengmunburyeoilgyeon) (hangeul 백문불여일견)

  1. Hanja form? of 백문불여일견 (seeing is believing).

VietnameseEdit