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Japanese Proverbs: ことわざ (kotowaza)

In Japanese by Jeremy Arns

Japanese is a language filled with a ton of ことわざ  (諺), or “kotowaza”, meaning “proverbs”. They can take on different forms– some are 四字熟語  (よじじゅくご) or “Yojijukugo”, which translates to “four character idiom”, while others …