一日三秋

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Chinese[edit]

 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
three; 3
 
autumn; fall; harvest time; a swing
simp. and trad.
(一日三秋)

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from 一日不見,如隔三秋一日不见,如隔三秋.

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

一日三秋

  1. a single day apart seems like three years

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いち
Grade: 1
じつ
Grade: 1
さん
Grade: 1
しゅう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

one + 日 day + 三 three + 秋 autumns

Noun[edit]

一日三秋 (hiragana いちじつさんしゅう, romaji ichijitsu sanshū)

  1. waiting impatiently
  2. time dragging on

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