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Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yī xīn
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
yat1 sam1
Short definition heart and soul
Usage frequency Common
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All available English definitions heart and soulCdict icon / wholeheartedlyCdict icon /
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Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: samecdic
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Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: wholeheartedly; heart and soul'
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(wǒ) I
一心(yī xīn) heart and soul
追求(zhuī qiú) to woo
(yě) too
了解了(liǎo jiě le) to understand
疯狂(fēng kuáng) crazy
(yǔ yùyù) and
愚蠢(yú chǔn) stupid
(wǒ) I
觉得(jué de) to feel
(zhè) these
就像(jiù xiàng) just like
(shì) is
(zhuī) to recall
(zhù zhùzhuó) book
(fēng) news
(pǎo) off
(dedì) of
背后(bèi hòu) backdrop
(shì) is
伤悲(shāng bēi) sad
所以(suǒ yǐ) as a result
追求(zhuī qiú) to woo
(zhī) him
人也( rén yě)
多了( duō le)
几分(jǐ fēn) a bit
悲伤(bēi shāng) sadness

I applied my heart to know wisdom, and to know madness and folly. I perceived that this also was a chasing after wind. For in much wisdom is much grief; and he who increases knowledge increases sorrow.

(nǐ) variant of 你, you (female)
不能(bù néng) to be unable
一心(yī xīn) heart and soul
两用(liǎng yòng) dual-use

You can't do two things at once.

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