读书破万卷

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A quote from a poem by Du Fu

  • Literally: have read more than 10,000 scrolls

Idiom[edit]

读书破万卷 (simplified, Pinyin dúshū pò wàn juàn, traditional 讀書破萬卷)

  1. describes someone who is well-read
    读书破万卷下笔如有神
    well read, and an accomplished writer

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References[edit]

  • "读书破万卷" (in Mandarin), Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典). URL accessed on 2008-01-03.