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瞎子摸象
Simplified 瞎子摸象
Traditional 瞎子摸象
Pin Yin
xia1 zi5 mo1 xiang4
English
  • blind people touch an elephant (成语 saw, from Nirvana sutra 大般涅槃經|大般涅盘经[da4 ban1 Nie4 pan2 jing1]); fig. unable to see the big picture
  • to mistake the part for the whole
  • unable to see the wood for the trees
Examples:
1. 多年来,《瞎子摸象》的故事衍生出许多版本。
Over the years, there have been many versions of the story Three Blind Men and an Elephant.