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66 results found tagged 'kotowaza'

あした
明日
ひゃく
より
きょう
今日
ごじゅう
五十
kotowaza
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush (literally: rather fifty today than a hundred tomorrow).
はじ
よければ
わり
よし kotowaza
A good beginning makes a good ending.
ねこ
いなくなるネズミたち
あそ
びだす
kotowaza
When the cat is away, the mice will play.
さる
から
ちる
kotowaza
Anyone can make a mistake; even the worthy Homer sometimes nods (literally: even monkeys fall from trees).
しん
じて
しけれ
こうどう
行動
しめ
kotowaza
Actions speak louder than words (literally: if you want to be believed, show it with your actions).
こい
みち
つける
kotowaza
Love will find a way.
ひと
かけ
よらない kotowaza
Don't judge a book by its cover (literally: a person is not based on his appearance).
あら
kotowaza
Blood will have blood (literally: wash blood with blood).
れても
いた
くない
kotowaza
The apple of one's eye (literally: doesn't hurt even if it gets in your eye).
なら
わぬ
たて
めぬ
kotowaza
Practice makes perfect (literally: you can't recite a sutra you haven't learned).
しょうじ
小事
しょうにん
小人
よろこ
ばす
kotowaza
Little things please little minds (literally: unimportant things delight childish people).
かれ
とり
とす
いきお
である kotowaza
He was at the zenith of his power (literally: he had the power to fell a flying bird).
そだ
kotowaza
A weeping child grows.
しち
たず
ねて
ひと
うたが
kotowaza
Measure twice, cut once (literally: search seven times, then doubt).
ちゃわん
茶碗
げれば
めん
綿
にて
けよ
kotowaza
A soft answer is a cure for anger (literally: if you throw a teacup, catch it in cotton).
くち
じまん
自慢
しごと
仕事
へた
下手
kotowaza
Great talkers are little doers (literally: boastful mouth, bad at work).
せば
kotowaza
Where there's a will there's a way (literally: if you do, you will become).
ふた
ない kotowaza
(You are / he is) too blunt (literally: no body, no lid).
こい
せき
かく
せない
kotowaza
Love and a cough cannot be hid.
kotowaza
An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.
おに
せんたく
洗濯
kotowaza
When the cat is away, the mice will play (literally: do the laundry when the ogre is not here).
てき
しお
おく
kotowaza
Send salt to enemies.
そう
とんや
問屋
おろさない kotowaza
You won't get it so easily (literally: the wholesaler does not sell it).
とら
しっぽ
尻尾
kotowaza
Take a great risk (literally: tread on a tiger's tail).
もと
さや
おさ
まる
kotowaza
Bury the hatchet (literally: settle in the original scabbard).
ひと
うわさ
しちじゅうご
75
にち
kotowaza
A wonder lasts but nine days (literally: even rumors about people only last 75 days).
ひと
いた
ひゃくねん
百年
える
kotowaza
Another person's pain can be borne for 100 years.
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