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わざわまね
Expression, Godan verb with ku ending
1. to bring calamity upon oneself; to invite disaster; to court disaster
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Expression, Suru verb - irregular, intransitive verb
1. to be the ruin of (a person)
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わざわてんふく
Expression, Godan verb with su ending
1. to turn misfortune into fortune (esp. through one's own efforts); to turn the potential disaster to one's advantageIdiomatic expression, See also 災い転じて福となす わざわいてんじてふくとなす
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禍を転じて福となす 【わざわいをてんじてふくとなす】禍を転じて福と為す 【わざわいをてんじてふくとなす】災いを転じて福と為す 【わざわいをてんじてふくとなす】
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わざわてんふく
Expression, Godan verb with su ending
1. to turn misfortune into fortune (esp. through one's own efforts); to turn the potential disaster to one's advantageIdiomatic expression
Other forms
禍転じて福となす 【わざわいてんじてふくとなす】災い転じて福と為す 【わざわいてんじてふくとなす】禍転じて福と為す 【わざわいてんじてふくとなす】
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Kanji — 1 found

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7 strokes. JLPT N1. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5.
disaster, calamity, woe, curse, evil
On: サイ
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Sentences — 11 found

  • 76100
    • 子ども
    • あま甘やかして
    • そだ育てた
    • こと
    • 、ステラ
    • あと
    • みずか自ら
    • わざわいをまね災いを招く
    • ことになって
    • しまった
    In spoiling her child, Stella made a rod for her own back in the years that were to follow. Tatoeba
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