德高望重

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Chinese[edit]

 
Germany; virtue; goodness; morality; ethics; kindness; favor; character; kind
high; tall
 
hope; expect; to visit; to gaze (into the distance); look towards; towards
 
heavy; serious; to double; to repeat; repetition; iteration; again; a layer
simp. and trad.
(德高望重)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: (a person with) high level of morals who also enjoys fame and prestige

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

德高望重

  1. (said of a person) known and loved by all