quá tắc vật đạn cải

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 過則勿憚改, whence also the Japanese 過ちては則ち改むるに憚ること勿れ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [kwaː˧ˀ˦ tɐʔk̚˧ˀ˦ vɜʔt̚˧ˀ˨ʔ ˀɗaːn˧ˀ˨ʔ kaːj˧˩]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [kwaː˩ˀ˧ tɐʔk̚˦˥ vɜʔk̚˨ˀ˨ʔ ˀɗaːŋ˨ˀ˨ʔ kaːj˧˩]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [waː˦ˀ˥ tɐʔk̚˦ˀ˥ vʲɜʔk̚˨ˀ˧ʔ ˀɗaːŋ˨ˀ˧ʔ kaːj˨˦]

Idiom[edit]

quá tắc vật đạn cải

  1. When making a mistake, do not be afraid to correct it.