叫天天不应,叫地地不灵

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Literally: Cry out to the heavens, but the heavens don't respond. Cry out to the earth, but the earth is impervious.

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

叫天天不应,叫地地不灵

  1. to be up the creek without a paddle; to be without any aid