しもしたにおよばずshimoshitanioyobazu

expression:

  • talking so fast that even a four-horse coach cannot catch up to the words

Kanji definition:

SHI

four horses

Strokes:
15
Radical:
馬 horse
SKIP:
1-10-5
UTF:
99df
JIS208:
81-42
Hangul:
사 [sa]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Alternative stroke order:
Example words:
駟馬しばshiba
four horse carriage
駟も舌に及ばずしもしたにおよばずshimoshitanioyobazu
talking so fast that even a four-horse coach cannot catch up to the words

ゼツZETSUしたshita

tongue; reed; clapper

Strokes:
6
Radical:
舌 tongue
SKIP:
2-1-5
UTF:
820c
JIS208:
32-69
Hangul:
설 [seol]
Pinyin:
shé
Stroke order:
Example words:
したshita
tongue; / tongue-like object; clapper (of a bell); talon (of a lock)
猫舌ねこじたnekojita
dislike of very hot food or drink; inability to take hot food
二枚舌にまいじたnimaijita
double-dealing; duplicity; equivocation; double- tongued
舌戦ぜっせんzessen
war of words
舌打ちしたうちshitauchi
smacking lips; clicking tongue; tut-tut

キュウKYUUおよoyo.buおよoyo.biおよびoyobiおよぼすoyo.bosu

reach out; exert; exercise; cause

Strokes:
3
Radical:
丿 bend, slash
SKIP:
4-4-1
UTF:
53ca
JIS208:
21-58
Nanori:
おいoino
Hangul:
급 [geub]
Pinyin:
Stroke order:
Example words:
普及ふきゅうfukyuu
diffusion; spread; popularization; promulgation; familiarization
追及ついきゅうtsuikyuu
investigation (e.g. into someone's guilt); questioning; pressing; hounding; pinning down; / catching up; overtaking
及ぶおよぶoyobu
to reach; to amount to; to befall; to happen to; to extend; / to be up to the task; to come up to; / to compare with; to be a match (for); / to commit (a crime); / to require (to do)
言及げんきゅうgenkyuu
reference; allusion
波及はきゅうhakyuu
spread; extension; influence; aftereffect; ripple

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