百聞不如一見

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Chinese[edit]

hundred
 
hear; news; celebrated; sniff at
it would be better to, let's
 
one; 1; single; a; (before verbs) as soon as, once; (before a noun) entire (family, etc.)
 
appear; to see; to meet; to appear (to be sth); to interview
trad. (百聞不如一見) 不如
simp. (百闻不如一见) 不如

Etymology[edit]

Literally: Hearing something one hundred times is not as good as seeing it once.

Pronunciation[edit]


Proverb[edit]

百聞不如一見

  1. seeing is believing
  2. a picture is worth a thousand words

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (百聞不如一見):

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

百聞不如一見 ‎(baengmunburyeoilgyeon) ‎(hangeul 백문불여일견)

  1. Hanja form? of 백문불여일견, “seeing is believing”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

百聞不如一見

  1. Hán tự form of bách văn bất như nhất kiến, “seeing is believing