雞同鴨講

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Chinese[edit]

fowl; chicken
 
like; same; similar; together; alike; with
duck
 
to talk; speech; to speak; to tell; to explain
trad. (雞同鴨講)
simp. (鸡同鸭讲)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: a chicken talking to a duck. Originally Cantonese.

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

雞同鴨講

  1. mutually unintelligible; unable to understand one another; talking about two different things; getting one's wires crossed