一朝一夕

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Chinese[edit]

 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
morning; to face; towards; facing; direct; a dynasty; the imperial court; (abbr.) Korea, esp. N. Korea
 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
dusk; evening
simp. and trad.
(一朝一夕)

Etymology[edit]

From  ("one morning") +  ("one evening").

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

一朝一夕

  1. a short period of time

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いち > いっ
Grade: 1
ちょう
Grade: 2
いち > いっ
Grade: 1
せき
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

一朝一夕 (hiragana いっちょういっせき, romaji itchōisseki)

  1. a short period of time
  2. being completed in a short period of time, easily, overnight