古往今來

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See also: 古往今来

Chinese[edit]

ancient; old
 
toward; (of a train) bound for; to go (in a direction); past; previous; towards
 
today; modern; present; current; this; now
to come
trad. (古往今來)
simp. (古往今来)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: "from ancient to present."

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

古往今來

  1. through the ages
  2. from antiquity to modernity

References[edit]

  • 中国社会科学院语言研究所词典编辑室, Zhongguo she hui ke xue yuan Yu yan yan jiu suo. Ci dian bian ji shi (2008) 现代汉语词典 (in Chinese), 5th edition, 北京: 商务印书馆, ISBN 978-7-100-04385-4