いのなかのかわずたいかいをしらずinonakanokawazutaikaiwoshirazu

expression:

  • the frog in the well knows nothing of the great ocean - proverb

Kanji definition:

セイSEIショウSHOUi

well; well crib; town; community

Strokes:
4
Radical:
二 two
SKIP:
4-4-3
UTF:
4e95
JIS208:
16-70
Nanori:
いのinoさいsaihi
Hangul:
정 [jeong]
Pinyin:
jǐng
Stroke order:
Example words:
i
well
天井てんじょうtenjou
ceiling; / ceiling price; (price) ceiling
井戸いどido
water well
油井ゆせいyusei
oil well
筒井つついtsutsui
round well

チュウCHUUなかnakaうちuchiあたata.ru

in; inside; middle; mean; center

Strokes:
4
Radical:
丨 line, stick
SKIP:
4-4-3
UTF:
4e2d
JIS208:
35-70
Nanori:
あたるataruかなえkanae
Hangul:
중 [jung]
Pinyin:
zhōng / zhòng
Stroke order:
Example words:
中央ちゅうおうchuuou
centre; center; middle; heart; / metropolis; capital city; central government
中心ちゅうしんchuushin
center; centre; middle; heart; core; focus; pivot; emphasis; balance; / -centered; -centred; -focussed; -oriented; centered on; focussed on
中国ちゅうごくchuugoku
China; / Chūgoku region of western Honshu (incl. Okayama, Hiroshima, Shimane, Tottori and Yamaguchi prefectures); / central part of a country; main region; / province of the second lowest rank (ritsuryo system)
中間ちゅうかんchuukan
middle; midway; interim
途中とちゅうtochuu
on the way; en route; / in the middle of; midway

AWAかえるkaeruかわずkawazu

frog

Strokes:
12
Radical:
虫 insect
SKIP:
1-6-6
UTF:
86d9
JIS208:
19-31
Hangul:
와 [wa]왜 [wae]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
蛙壷黴症かえるつぼかびしょうkaerutsubokabishou
chytridiomycosis (fatal infectious disease of amphibians)
井の中の蛙大海を知らずいのなかのかわずたいかいをしらずinonakanokawazutaikaiwoshirazu
the frog in the well knows nothing of the great ocean
蛙跳かえるとびkaerutobi
(game of) leapfrog
蛙股かえるまたkaerumata
curved wooden support on top of the main beam of a house, now mainly decorative (shape evocates an open-legged frog)
青蛙あおがえるaogaeru
green (tree) frog

ダイDAIタイTAIおお~oo おおきいoo.kii~おおいに oo.ini

large; big

Strokes:
3
Radical:
大 big
SKIP:
4-3-4
UTF:
5927
JIS208:
34-71
Nanori:
うふufuoおうoutaたかしtakashiともtomoはじめhajimeひろhiroひろしhiroshiまさmasaまさるmasaruもとmotowa
Hangul:
대 [dae]다 [da]태 [tae]
Pinyin:
dà / dài
Stroke order:
Example words:
大会たいかいtaikai
convention; tournament; mass meeting; rally
大統領だいとうりょうdaitouryou
president (of a nation or company); chief executive; / big man; boss; buddy; mate
大手おおてoote
major company; big company; / front castle gate; / force attacking the front of a castle
大蔵省おおくらしょうookurashou
(former) Ministry of Finance (1869-2001); / Ministry of the Treasury (under the ritsuryo system)
最大さいだいsaidai
biggest; greatest; largest; maximum

カイKAIうみumi

sea; ocean

Strokes:
9
Radical:
水氵氺 water
SKIP:
1-3-6
UTF:
6d77
JIS208:
19-4
Nanori:
aあまamaうなunaうんunekataひろhiroひろしhiroshibuまちmachiままmamamimeわたるwataru
Hangul:
해 [hae]
Pinyin:
hǎi
Stroke order:
Example words:
海外かいがいkaigai
foreign; abroad; overseas
うみumi
sea; ocean; waters
北海道ほっかいどうhokkaidou
Hokkaido (island, prefectural-level administrative unit)
東海とうかいtoukai
region south of Tokyo on Pacific Ocean side of Japan; eastern sea; / East Sea (controversial name for the Sea of Japan proposed by Korea)
海上かいじょうkaijou
on the sea; maritime; marine

CHIshi.ruらせるshi.raseru

know; wisdom

Strokes:
8
Radical:
矢 arrow
SKIP:
1-5-3
UTF:
77e5
JIS208:
35-46
Nanori:
さとsatoさとるsatoruしりshiriしれshireともtomoのりnori
Hangul:
지 [ji]
Pinyin:
zhī / zhì
Stroke order:
Example words:
知事ちじchiji
prefectural governor
知るしるshiru
to be aware of; to know; to be conscious of; to cognize; to cognise; / to notice; to feel; / to understand; to comprehend; to grasp; / to remember; to be acquainted with (a procedure); / to experience; to go through; to learn; / to be acquainted with (a person); to get to know; / to concern
知らん顔しらんかおshirankao
feigned ignorance; pretending not to recognize (somebody); / unconcerned air; indifference
県知事けんちじkenchiji
prefectural governor
知識ちしきchishiki
knowledge; information

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