三日不讀書,面目可憎

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Chinese[edit]

three; 3
 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
(negative prefix); not; no to read
trad. (三日不讀書,面目可憎) 讀書 面目可憎
simp. (三日不读书,面目可憎) 读书 面目可憎

Etymology[edit]

Literally: If you don't read for three days, you will become unattractive.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proverb[edit]

三日不讀書,面目可憎

  1. If you are not diligent in your studies, you will remain ignorant, and nobody will be attracted to you.