たざんのいしtazannoishi

noun:

  • lesson learned from someone's else mistake; object lesson; food for thought; stones from other mountains (can be used to polish one's own gems) [literal] - idiom 他山の石以て玉を攻むべし

他山の石tazannoishiとするtosuru The fault of another is a good teacher.

Kanji definition:

TAほかhoka

other; another; the others

Strokes:
5
Radical:
人亻 human
SKIP:
1-2-3
UTF:
4ed6
JIS208:
34-30
Hangul:
타 [ta]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
ta
other (esp. people and abstract matters)
他人たにんtanin
another person; other people; others; / unrelated person (i.e. not related by blood); / outsider; stranger
他国たこくtakoku
foreign country; other country; / another province; / strange land; alien land
他社たしゃtasha
another company; other company
他方たほうtahou
one (esp. of two); the other; one way; the other way; one direction; the other direction; one side; the other side; one party; the other party; / on the other hand

サンSANセンSENやまyama

mountain

Strokes:
3
Radical:
山 mountain
SKIP:
4-3-2
UTF:
5c71
JIS208:
27-19
Nanori:
saやのyanoやんyan
Hangul:
산 [san]
Pinyin:
shān
Stroke order:
Example words:
やまyama
mountain; hill; / mine (e.g. coal mine); / heap; pile; / crown (of a hat); thread (of a screw); tread (of a tire); protruding part of an object; / climax; peak; critical point; / guess; speculation; / criminal case; crime; / mountain climbing; mountaineering; / festival float (esp. one mounted with a decorative halberd); / wall; wall tile; / temple; temple grounds; / wild
火山かざんkazan
volcano
青山せいざんseizan
lush mountain; green mountain; / grave; burial place
登山とざんtozan
mountain climbing
山形やまがたyamagata
mountain-shape; chevron; cone

セキSEKIシャクSHAKUコクKOKUいしishi

stone

Strokes:
5
Radical:
石 stone
SKIP:
3-2-3
UTF:
77f3
JIS208:
32-48
Nanori:
いさisaいすisuいわiwashiせっくsekkuto
Hangul:
석 [seog]
Pinyin:
shí / dàn
Stroke order:
Example words:
石油せきゆsekiyu
oil; petroleum; kerosene
こくkoku
koku; traditional unit of volume, approx. 180.4 litres; / measure of a Japanese-style boat's loading capacity (approx. 278.26 liters)
化石かせきkaseki
fossil; / petrifaction; petrification; fossilization; fossilisation
石炭せきたんsekitan
coal
宝石ほうせきhouseki
gem; jewel; precious stone

Partial results:

たざんのいしもってたまをおさむべしtazannoishimottetamawoosamubeshi

expression:

  • one should learn from other's mistakes; stones from other mountains can be used to polish one's own gems [literal] - proverb 他山の石

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