不知有漢,何論魏晉

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Chinese[edit]

 
to not know; to have no idea of; to be ignorant of
to not know; to have no idea of; to be ignorant of; to wonder if
 
to have; there is; there are
to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
Chinese; name of a dynasty; man
 
carry; what; how
carry; what; how; why; which
 
to talk (about); to discuss; theory
to talk (about); to discuss; theory; by the; per; the Analects (of Confucius)
the Wei and Jin dynasties
trad. (不知有漢,何論魏晉) 不知 魏晉
simp. (不知有汉,何论魏晋) 不知 魏晋
Literally: “does not know of the existence of the Han dynasty, let alone Wei or Jin”.

Etymology[edit]

Part of a line from The Peach Blossom Spring.

Pronunciation[edit]


Phrase[edit]

不知有漢,何論魏晉

  1. to be blissfully unaware of the surrounding world