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Friday, Mar. 22, 2019

Japanese Proverb: Head cool, feet warm, stomach 80%

Today’s Topic: 諺 / ことわざ / Proverb Kanji: 頭寒足熱腹八合 Kana: ずかんそくねつはらはちごう Translation: Head cool, feet warm, stomach 80%.

Japanese Proverb: Rust comes from within

Today's Proverb: "Rust comes from within."

Japanese Proverb: The hectic bird’s search for dinner

Today's Topic: The Japanese Proverb "The hectic bird's search for dinner."

Japanese Proverb: Pigeons fly free through the palace

Today's Proverb: "Pigeons fly free through the palace."

Japanese Proverb: The bottle has a mouth.

Today’s Topic: 諺 / ことわざ / Proverb Kanji: 徳利に口あり Kana: とっくりにくちあり Translation: The bottle has a mouth.

Japanese Proverb: The samurai’s toothpick

Hello everyone. My name is Greg Beck and this year I'll be writing a monthly Nihongo no Benkyou column focused on Japanese proverbs and idioms. This column will run on the second Monday of each month. Today's Topic: The Japanese proverb "The samurai's toothpick".

Japanese Proverb: A skilled hawk hides its talons

By Greg Beck Today’s Topic: 諺 / ことわざ / Proverb Kanji: 能ある鷹爪隠す」 Kana: のうあるたかつめかくす Translation: A skilled hawk hides its talons. This Japanese proverb actually does come up in...

Japanese Proverb: A monkey in a top-hat

Today's Topic: The Japanese proverb "A monkey in a top-hat."

Japanese Proverb: A barber always finishes, not quitting midway

Today's Proverb: A barber always finishes, not quitting midway.

Japanese Proverb: Birth is much, but breeding is more

Today's Topic: The Japanese proverb "Birth is much, but breeding is more."