Jisho

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とりあとにご 鳥跡
Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
1. it is simply common courtesy to clean up after yourself; a bird does not foul the nest it is about to leave; on leaving a place, one should see that all is in good orderProverb, See also 跡を濁す あとをにごす
Other forms
立つ鳥あとを濁さず 【たつとりあとをにごさず】立つ鳥後を濁さず 【たつとりあとをにごさず】
Notes
立つ鳥後を濁さず: Irregular kanji usage.
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Kanji — 2 found

0.16865980880375125
5 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1.
stand up, rise, set up, erect
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4.54945294609429
11 strokes. JLPT N4. Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2.
bird, chicken
Kun: とり
On: チョウ
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Sentences — 1 found

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    • すいめん水面
    • から
    • とびた飛び立つ
    • とり
    • つと努めて
    • あと
    • にご濁さぬ
    • ようにする
    A bird flying out of the water is careful not to cause turbulence. Tatoeba
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