讀死書

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 读死书
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dú sĭ shū
Zhuyin ㄉㄨˊ ㄙĭ5 ㄕㄨ
IPA (key) /tu³⁵ sĭ³ ʂu⁵⁵/

Verb[edit]

讀死書 (traditional, Pinyin dú sĭ shū, simplified 读死书)

  1. to rigidly read a text without taking into consideration the practical application of its contents; to read a text without true understanding