Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

似是而非 sì shì ér fēi

sì shì ér fēi phrase specious / seemingly so but not so
Domain: Idiom 成语

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所谓似是而非 所謂似是而非 所謂似是而非者也 Old History of the Five Dynasties 《舊五代史》 卷六十七 唐書43: 列傳19 豆盧革 韋說 盧程 趙鳳 李愚 任圜 Volume 67 Book of Later Tang 43: Biographies 19 - Dou Luge, Wei Shou, Lu Cheng, Zhao Feng, Li Yu, Ren Huan 2