じじつはしょうせつよりきなりjijitsuhashousetsuyorikinari

expression:

  • truth is stranger than fiction

Kanji definition:

JIZUことkotoつかtsuka.uつかえるtsuka.eru

matter; thing; fact; business; reason; possibly

Strokes:
8
Radical:
亅 hook
SKIP:
4-8-3
UTF:
4e8b
JIS208:
27-86
Nanori:
ro
Hangul:
사 [sa]
Pinyin:
shì
Stroke order:
Example words:
事務所じむしょjimusho
office
事情じじょうjijou
circumstances; conditions; situation; reasons; state of affairs
幹事かんじkanji
executive secretary; coordinator; organizer; person in charge of making arrangements
事故じこjiko
accident; incident; trouble; / circumstances; reasons
記事きじkiji
article; news story; report; account

ジツJITSUシツSHITSUmiみのmino.ruまことmakotoみのminoみちmichi.ru

reality; truth

Strokes:
8
Radical:
宀 roof
SKIP:
2-3-5
UTF:
5b9f
JIS208:
28-34
Nanori:
ぐみgumiさねsane
Hangul:
실 [sil]
Pinyin:
shí
Stroke order:
Example words:
現実げんじつgenjitsu
reality; actuality; hard fact
事実じじつjijitsu
fact; truth; reality
実施じっしjisshi
enforcement; implementation; putting into practice; carrying out; operation; working (e.g. working parameters); enactment
実力じつりょくjitsuryoku
(real) ability; true strength; merit; efficiency; competency; / arms; force
実際じっさいjissai
practicality; practical; / reality; actuality; actual conditions; / bhutakoti (limit of reality)

ショウSHOUちいさいchii.saiこ~ko お~o さ~sa

little; small

Strokes:
3
Radical:
小⺌⺍ small
SKIP:
1-1-2
UTF:
5c0f
JIS208:
30-14
Nanori:
いさらisaraこうkouさざsazaしゃおshaoちいさchiisa
Hangul:
소 [so]
Pinyin:
xiǎo
Stroke order:
Example words:
小選挙区しょうせんきょくshousenkyoku
small electoral district; single-member constituency
小学校しょうがっこうshougakkou
primary school; elementary school; grade school
小説しょうせつshousetsu
novel; (short) story
小学生しょうがくせいshougakusei
elementary school student; primary school student; grade school student
中小企業ちゅうしょうきぎょうchuushoukigyou
small to medium enterprises; smaller companies

セツSETSUゼイZEIto.ku

opinion; theory; explanation; rumor

Strokes:
14
Radical:
言訁 speech
SKIP:
1-7-7
UTF:
8aac
JIS208:
32-66
Nanori:
さとしsatoshiときtoki
Hangul:
설 [seol]세 [se]열 [yeol]
Pinyin:
shuō / shuì / yuè
Stroke order:
Example words:
演説えんぜつenzetsu
speech; address
説明せつめいsetsumei
explanation; exposition
小説しょうせつshousetsu
novel; (short) story
解説かいせつkaisetsu
explanation; commentary; exposition; elucidation
説得せっとくsettoku
persuasion

KIしきku.shikiあやしいaya.shiiくしkushiめずらしいmezura.shii

strange; strangeness; curiosity

Strokes:
8
Radical:
大 big
SKIP:
3-5-3
UTF:
5947
JIS208:
20-81
Hangul:
기 [gi]
Pinyin:
qí / jī
Stroke order:
Example words:
奇妙きみょうkimyou
strange; queer; curious
奇跡きせきkiseki
miracle; wonder; marvel
好奇心こうきしんkoukishin
curiosity; inquisitiveness
怪奇かいきkaiki
bizarre; strange; weird; mysterious; / grotesque
奇数きすうkisuu
odd number

YAEなりnarikaまたmata

to be (classical)

Strokes:
3
Radical:
乙乚 second, latter
SKIP:
4-3-4
UTF:
4e5f
JIS208:
44-73
Nanori:
shi
Hangul:
야 [ya]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
時は金也ときはかねなりtokihakanenari
time is money
事実は小説より奇也じじつはしょうせつよりきなりjijitsuhashousetsuyorikinari
truth is stranger than fiction
弱き者よ汝の名は女也よわきものよなんじのなはおんななりyowakimonoyonanjinonahaonnanari
frailty, thy name is woman
知らぬは亭主許り也しらぬはていしゅばかりなりshiranuhateishubakarinari
the husband is always the last to know; everyone knows of the wife's infidelity but the cuckolded husband
空也餅くうやもちkuuyamochi
chunky mochi made with half-polished rice, stuffed with red bean paste

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