東奔西走

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Chinese[edit]

east
 
go to; towards; to hurry or rush; to run quickly; to elope
west
 
to walk; to go; to move; to leave
trad. (東奔西走) 西
simp. (东奔西走) 西

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

東奔西走

  1. to rush about busily; to busy oneself; to run about; to be on the move

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
西
とう
Grade: 2
ほん
Grade: S
せい
Grade: 2
そう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

東奔西走 ‎(hiragana とうほんせいそう, romaji tōhonseisō)

  1. busying oneself, running about

Verb[edit]

東奔西走する ‎(hiragana とうほんせいそうする, romaji tōhonseisō suru)

  1. busy oneself, run about, be on the move

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term
西

Noun[edit]

東奔西走 ‎(dongbunseoju) ‎(hangeul 동분서주)

  1. Hanja form? of 동분서주, “busying oneself, running about”.