鼻子不是鼻子臉不是臉

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Chinese[edit]

nose (negative prefix); not; no
 
is; are; am; yes; to be
nose face (negative prefix); not; no
 
is; are; am; yes; to be
face
trad. (鼻子不是鼻子臉不是臉) 鼻子 鼻子
simp. (鼻子不是鼻子脸不是脸) 鼻子 鼻子

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "the nose is not the nose and the face is not the face."

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

鼻子不是鼻子臉不是臉

  1. (colloquial) to flare up; to be in a foul temper; in a bad mood; unhappy