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PinYin xīn yǒu líng xī yī diǎn tōng    Simplified 心有灵犀一点通    Traditional 心有靈犀一點通
  1. hearts linked as one, just as the proverbial rhinoceros communicates emotion telepathically through his single horn (idiom); fig. two hearts beat as one

Chinese meanings
  1. xīn yǒu língxīyīdiǎntōng
    唐李商隐诗《无题》:‘身无彩凤双飞翼,心有灵犀一点通。’(旧说犀牛是灵异的兽,它的角里有一条白纹贯通两端)原比喻恋爱着的男女心心相印,现在泛指彼此的心意相通。

Chinese meanings
  1. xīn yǒu líng xī yī diǎn tōng
    【近义】心心相印、情投意合
    【反义】格格不入、貌合神离
    【释义】比喻恋爱着的男女双方心心相印。现多比喻比方对彼此的心思都能心领神会。
    【出处】唐·李商隐《无题》诗:“身无彩凤双飞翼,心有灵犀一点通。”
    【用例】大师们的艺术手法,常常是“~”的。(秦牧《叠句的魅力》)

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