一畝三分地

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Chinese[edit]

 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
about 1; 6 acre (M) three; 3
 
to divide; minute; (a measure word); (a unit of length = 0.33 centimeter); part
 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); -ly
trad. (一畝三分地)
simp. (一亩三分地)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: one acre, three parts of a piece of land

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

一畝三分地

  1. a tiny piece of land