三月不知肉味

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

A quote from the Analects of Confucius. When Confucius was in Qi, he heard the Shao music, and for three months he did not know the taste of meat. He said, "I never knew music could reach this level of excellence!"

Literally: Did not know the taste of meat for three months.

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Idiom[edit]

三月不知肉味

  1. Describes a situation in which one is totally captivated by whatever activity is taking place; totally enraptured