眼睛长在头顶上

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 眼睛头顶
trad. 眼睛長在頭頂上

Etymology[edit]

Literally: to put one's eyes on top of one's head

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yǎnjīng zhǎng zài tóudǐng shàng
Zhuyin ㄧㄢˇ ㄐㄧㄥ ㄓㄤˇ ㄗㄞˋ ㄊㄡˊ ㄉㄧㄥˇ ㄕㄤˋ
IPA (key) /i̯ɛn²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡ɕiŋ⁵⁵ ʈ͡ʂɑŋ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡saɪ̯⁵¹ tʰoʊ̯³⁵ tiŋ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʂɑŋ⁵¹/

Idiom[edit]

眼睛长在头顶上 (simplified, Pinyin yǎnjīng zhǎng zài tóudǐng shàng, traditional 眼睛長在頭頂上)

  1. to regard everyone as beneath one's notice