thừa phì mã, ý khinh cừu

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese: 乘肥馬,衣輕裘.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [tʰɨ̞̠ɜ˨˩ fi˨˩ maː˦ˀ˥ ʔi˧ˀ˦ xïŋ˧˧ kiw˨˩]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [tʰɨ̞̠ɜ˧˧ fɪj˧˧ maː˧˩ ʔɪj˩ˀ˧ xɨ̞̠n˧˧ kɨ̞̠w˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [tʰɨ̞̠ɜ˨˩ fɪj˨˩ maː˨˦ ʔɪj˦ˀ˥ xɨ̞̠n˧˥ kɨ̞̠w˨˩]

Idiom[edit]

thừa phì , ý khinh cừu

  1. To be clothed in furs and ride in a carriage drawn by well fed horses.
  2. To live in wealth.