Jisho

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Words — 13 found

Expression
1. the importance of creating an environment conducive to a child's learning; Mencius' mother, three movesYojijukugo (four character compound), See also 孟母三遷の教え もうぼさんせんのおしえ
  • もうぼさんせん孟母三遷
  • おし教え
  • など
  • もちだ持ち出して
  • こども子供
  • じゅけん受験
  • ひっこ引っ越し
  • せいとうか正当化
  • しないで
  • Don't drag out Chinese sayings about the importance of an environment conducive learning just to justify moving house for a child's entrance exams!
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Noun
1. moso bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens); tall bamboo cultivated for its edible shootsUsually written using kana alone
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2. Phyllostachys edulisPhyllostachys edulis, or moso bamboo, is a temperate spec... Read more
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孟宗竹 【もうそうだけ】モウソウチクモウソウダケ
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Noun
1. Mencius (372-289 BCE); Mengzi
2. Mencius (one of the Four Books)See also 四書
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3. MenciusMencius was a Chinese philosopher who was arguably the mo... Read more
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Noun
1. beginning of winterObsolete term
2. tenth month of the lunar calendar
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Noun
1. beginning of spring
2. first month of the lunar calendarObsolete term
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Noun
1. beginning of summer
2. fourth month of the lunar calendarObsolete term
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Noun
1. beginning of autumnObsolete term
2. seventh month of the lunar calendar
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Noun
1. moso bamboo (Phyllostachys pubescens)Abbreviation, See also 孟宗竹
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もうさんせんおし 孟母三遷
Expression
1. the importance of creating an environment conducive to a child's learning
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もうだんおし 孟母断機
Expression
1. (the lesson that) one should not leave things unfinishedProverb, See also 断機, from a tale about Mencius' mother admonishing him from leaving school early by cutting apart a cloth she was in the middle of weaving
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Na-adjective, Noun
1. careless; incoherent; sloppy; negligent
Other forms
孟浪 【まんらん】
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Kanji — 1 found

13.916615172112976
8 strokes. JLPT N1. Jinmeiyō kanji.
chief, beginning
Kun: かしら
On: モウ ボウ ミョウ
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Names — 22 found

もう 【孟】
Family or surname, Given name, gender not specified
1. Mou
もうかく 【孟獲】
Unclassified name
1. Moukaku
もうげん 【孟彦】
Given name, gender not specified
1. Mougen
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