膠柱鼓瑟

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See also: 胶柱鼓瑟

Chinese[edit]

glue; gum pillar to play a se
trad. (膠柱鼓瑟) 鼓瑟
simp. (胶柱鼓瑟) 鼓瑟

Etymology[edit]

Literally: to play a zither whose bridge is glued to the sound board

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

膠柱鼓瑟

  1. to stubbornly stick to old ways