箭在弦上,不得不发

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 不得不
trad. 箭在弦上,不得不發

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jiàn zài xián shàng, bùdébù fā
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄢˋ ㄗㄞˋ ㄒㄧㄢˊ ㄕㄤˋ , ㄅㄨˋ ㄉㄜˊ ㄅㄨˋ ㄈㄚ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi̯ɛn⁵¹⁻⁵³ t͡saɪ̯⁵¹ ɕi̯ɛn³⁵ ʂɑŋ⁵¹⁻⁵³ pu⁵¹ tɤ³⁵ pu⁵¹ fa̠⁵⁵/

Idiom[edit]

箭在弦上,不得不发 (simplified, Pinyin jiàn zài xián shàng, bùdébù fā, traditional 箭在弦上,不得不發)

  1. there's no turning back now!