như nước đổ lá khoai

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [ɲɨ̞̠˧˧ nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˧ˀ˦ ˀɗo˧˩ l̪aː˧ˀ˦ xwaːj˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [ɲɨ̞̠ɰ˧˧ nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˦˥ ˀɗow˧˩ laː˩ˀ˧ xwaːj˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [ɲ̻ɨ̞̠ɰ˧˥ nɨ̞̠ɜʔk̚˦ˀ˥ ˀɗow˨˦ l̻ʲaː˦ˀ˥ xwaːj˧˥]

Phrase[edit]

như nước đổ khoai

  1. Like water off a duck's back.

Synonyms[edit]