以讹传讹

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 以訛傳訛

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yǐ é chuán é
Zhuyin ㄧˇ ㄜˊ ㄔㄨㄢˊ ㄜˊ
IPA (key) /i²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ˀɤ³⁵ ʈ͡ʂʰu̯a̠n³⁵ ˀɤ³⁵/

Idiom[edit]

以讹传讹 (simplified, Pinyin yǐ é chuán é, traditional 以訛傳訛)

  1. to incorrectly relay an erroneous message (so that it becomes increasingly distorted)