Jisho

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Words — 1 found

くぎ
Expression
1. the nail that sticks out gets hammered down; people that stick out too much get punishedProverb, See also 出る杭は打たれる
2. tall trees catch much wind; people that excel at something become dislikedProverb, See also 出る杭は打たれる
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Kanji — 3 found

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5 strokes. JLPT N5. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1.
exit, leave, go out, come out, put out, protrude
On: シュツ スイ
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81.65461088291957
10 strokes. Jinmeiyō kanji.
nail, tack, peg
Kun: くぎ
On: テイ チョウ
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5 strokes. JLPT N3. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3.
strike, hit, knock, pound, dozen
Kun: う.つ う.ち- ぶ.つ
On: ダース
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Sentences — 1 found

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    • でるくぎはう出る釘は打たれる
    The nail that sticks up gets hammered down. Tatoeba
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