bách văn bất như nhất kiến

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from 百聞不如一見 ("seeing is believing")

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ˀɓɐɪʔk̟̚˧ˀ˦ vɐn˧˧ ˀɓɜʔt̚˧ˀ˦ ɲɨ̞̠˧˧ ɲɜʔt̚˧ˀ˦ kiɜn˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ˀɓɐʔt̚˦˥ vɐŋ˧˧ ˀɓɜʔk̚˦˥ ɲɨ̞̠ɰ˧˧ ɲɜʔk̚˦˥ kiɜŋ˦˥/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ˀɓɐʔt̚˦ˀ˥ vʲɐŋ˧˥ ˀɓɜʔk̚˦ˀ˥ ɲ̻ɨ̞̠ɰ˧˥ ɲ̻ɜʔk̚˦ˀ˥ kiɜŋ˦ˀ˥/

Idiom[edit]

bách văn bất như nhất kiến

  1. seeing is believing