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10 examples found containing '餅'
いた
もち
べられない

Never confuse art with life.
かれ
もち
すっかり
べた
わけない
He didn't eat all of the rice cakes.
もち
もちや
餅屋

Every man to his trade.
きみ
ゆめ
いっぱい
一杯
ビジネスプラン
えが
いた
もち
ならんこと
せつ
のぞ

This business plan of yours seems almost too optimistic. All I can say is I hope it's more than just wishful thinking.
ぼたもち
牡丹餅
こし
ことわざ

His bread is buttered on both sides.
たな
からぼた
もち
このこと
This is what they call a lucky break.
もちや
餅屋
もちや
餅屋

A specialist has his own strength.
となり
ぼたもち
牡丹餅
おお
きい

The other person’s azuki bean mochi looks bigger.
もしここ
かしわもち
柏餅
べられれば
はんとし
半年
ぶん
きゅうりょう
給料
はら
ってもいい
おも
った
くらいです
If I could have eaten an oak-wrapped rice cake there and then, I'd have given six months' salary.
あらやだこの
せんべい
煎餅
もう
しけ
湿気
ってる

Yecch. This rice cracker is soggy.
Search results include information from a variety of sources, including Kanshudo (kanji mnemonics, kanji readings, kanji components, vocab and name frequency data, grammar points), JMdict (vocabulary), Tatoeba (examples), Enamdict (names), KanjiVG (kanji animations and stroke order), and Joy o' Kanji (kanji and radical synopses). Translations provided by Google's Neural Machine Translation engine. For more information see credits.
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