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Pīnyīn
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blind people touch an elephant (idiom, from Nirvana sutra 大般涅槃經|大般涅盘经); fig. unable to see the big picture / to mistake the part for the whole / unable to see the wood for the trees
to touch an elephant (of proverbial blind people)
blind people touch an elephant (idiom, from Nirvana sutra 大般涅槃經|大般涅盘经); fig. unable to see the big picture / to mistake the part for the whole / unable to see the wood for the trees
to touch an elephant with closed eyes (idiom); to proceed blindly
multitude of blind people touch an elephant (idiom, from Nirvana sutra 大般涅槃經|大般涅盘经); fig. unable to see the big picture / to mistake the part for the whole / unable to see the wood for the trees


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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