八千里路雲和月

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 八千里路云和月
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Literally: The moon and clouds of 8,000 li.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bā qiān lǐ lù yún hé yuè
Zhuyin ㄅㄚ ㄑㄧㄢ ㄌㄧˇ ㄌㄨˋ ㄩㄣˊ ㄏㄜˊ ㄩㄝˋ
IPA (key) /pa̠⁵⁵ t͡ɕʰi̯ɛn⁵⁵ li²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ lu⁵¹ yn³⁵ xɤ³⁵ ɥ̯œ⁵¹/

Idiom[edit]

八千里路雲和月 (traditional, Pinyin bā qiān lǐ lù yún hé yuè, simplified 八千里路云和月)

  1. Describes the great distances involved in a military campaign.
  2. To travel far and wide.