一日三秋

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Literally: (not seeing somebody for) one day (is like being apart for) three autumns

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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