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Japanese proverbs and sayings.

Daniel Crump Buchanan

Japanese proverbs and sayings.

by Daniel Crump Buchanan

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination280p.
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18915709M
ISBN 100806106727

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Meaning: Hide your supposed knowledge and prowess until it is requested. 虎穴に入らずんば虎子を得ず。. The proverbs and sayings of a people are the best source for understanding their national character.

This collection of Japanese proverbs and sayings, the first published in English, provides. Japanese Sayings and Proverbs This page contains a table including the following: Japanese Sayings and proverbs. They're wisdom words from ancient times, short popular saying of unknown authorship, expressing some general truth, superstition or wisdom.

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Proverbs are called ことわざ Kotowaza in the Japanese language. There is also 四字熟語 Yojijukugo which is a four-character idiom containing kanji only. Yojijukugo can be used to express something very important clearly and precisely with just four letters.

It is said that more than yojijukugo exist in the Japanese language.