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Japanese Sayings/Phrases/Proverb・ – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Inochi atte no monodane

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 井の中の蛙大海を知らず I no naka no kawazu taikai o shirazu I – ito / a well kawazu – an … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Inochi atte no monodane

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 命あっての物種・Inochi atte no monodane *Monodane is the source of things. *Inochi is a one’s life. Without life, … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Inu mo arukeba bo ni ataru

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 犬も歩けば棒に当たる・Inu mo arukeba bo ni ataru The Origin Even for a dog if he is stumbled about、then … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Isogaba Maware

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 急がば回れ・Isogaba maware Its meaning This is an example of a situation which you are in a hurry. … Continue reading

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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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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ] – Three Years on A Stone

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 石の上にも三年・Ishi no ue nimo san nen (Three years on the stone) The Origin Even if a stone … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ]

It is just like English sayings and phrases, there are Japanese sayings and phrases as well. It is called [kotowaza ことわざ]. What is the KOTOWAZA? Kotowaza is the Japanese saying/phrases which expresses people’s wisdom and it has been told by … Continue reading

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Japanese Sayings/Phrases – Kotowaza [ことわざ]

It is just like English sayings and phrases, there are Japanese sayings and phrases as well. It is called [kotowaza ことわざ]. What is the KOTOWAZA? Kotowaza is the Japanese saying/phrases which expresses people’s wisdom and it has been told by … Continue reading

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