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Words — 5 found

わざわまね
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with ku ending
1. to bring calamity upon oneself; to invite disaster; to court disaster
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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Suru verb - included, Intransitive verb
1. to be the ruin of (a person)
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わざわてんふく
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), 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
Other forms
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
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), 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 — 15 found

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    • せきゆ石油
    • てん
    • めぐ恵み
    • である
    • だけでなく
    • わざわ災い
    • でもある
    • その
    • せいたいがく生態学
    • しゃ
    • わたし私たち
    • けいこく警告
    • した
    The ecologist warned us that petroleum was not merely a blessing but also a curse. Tatoeba
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