一竅不通

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Chinese[edit]

 
one; single; a
one; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
intelligence; opening to be obstructed; to be unable to get through; to not understand
trad. (一竅不通) 不通
simp. (一窍不通) 不通
Literally: “doesn't (even)​ enter a single aperture (of one's head)”.

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Idiom[edit]

一竅不通

  1. to not understand a thing about the topic; it's all Greek to me