潜移默化

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 潛移默化

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qiányímòhuà
Zhuyin ㄑㄧㄢˊ ㄧˊ ㄇㄛˋ ㄏㄨㄚˋ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰi̯ɛn³⁵ i³⁵ mu̯ɔ⁵¹⁻⁵³ xu̯a̠⁵¹/

Idiom[edit]

潜移默化 (simplified, Pinyin qiányímòhuà, traditional 潛移默化)

  1. refers to when a person's attitude or personality is influenced by external factors which cause the person to change in ways that go unnoticed by the person