张三李四

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 張三李四

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin Zhāng Sān Lǐ Sì
Zhuyin ㄓㄤ ㄙㄢ ㄌㄧˇ ㄙˋ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂɑŋ⁵⁵ sa̠n⁵⁵ li²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ sz̩⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

张三李四 (simplified, Pinyin Zhāng Sān Lǐ Sì, traditional 張三李四)

  1. (idiomatic) Any Tom, Dick, or Harry; anyone or everyone; random or unknown people
    不管张三李四,犯了罪就得依法惩治。
    Without regard to anyone, if you commit a crime then you will be punished according to the law.
  2. somebody

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References[edit]

  • "张三李四" (in Mandarin), Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典). URL accessed on 2008-01-07.