銀河落九天

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

  • c. 701-762: Li Bai, Gazing at the Mount Lu waterfalls part two of two (望廬山瀑布水詩二首之二)
    銀河落九天
    The torrent flew through the air and dropped 3,000 feet straight down, it seemed as if the Milky way was falling from the Ninth Heaven

Idiom[edit]

銀河落九天 (traditional, Pinyin yínhé luò jiǔtiān, simplified 银河落九天)

  1. describes the way a waterfall's water comes down