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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Isha no fuyojyo

It is just like English sayings and phrases, there are Japanese sayings and phrases as well. It is called [kotowaza ことわざ]. Today’s kotowaza 医者の不養生・Isha no fuyojyo (A physician often neglects his own health) The Origin Doctors usually tell their patients … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Knocking a Stone Bridge Before Crossing

It is just like English sayings and phrases, there are Japanese sayings and phrases as well. It is called [kotowaza ことわざ]. Today’s kotowaza 石橋をたたいて渡る・Ishibashi o tataite wataru (Knocking a stone bridge before crossing it.) The Origin Although the stone bridge … Continue reading

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