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切磋琢磨
Readings
せっさたくま
sessatakuma
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
cultivate one's character by studying hard, diligent applicationfleißiges Studium

Kanji
ON: セツ, サイKUN: き.る, -き.れ, き.れ, -き.れる, き.れる, -ぎ.り, -き.り, き.り, -き.る, -ぎ.れ
cut, cutoff, be sharp

ON: KUN: みが.く
polish

ON: タクKUN: みが.く
polish

ON: KUN: みが.く, す.る
grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)

Example sentences
君の実力なら楽勝だとは思うが、それに驕らず、まずはクラスのみんなと切磋琢磨していって欲しい。Parts: (きみ), 実力 (じつりょく), なら (ならば), 楽勝 (らくしょう), 思う (おもう), 其れ (それ), 奢る (おごる), 先ず (まず), クラス, (みな), 切磋琢磨 (せっさたくま), 行く (いく), 欲しい (ほしい)With your ability it should be a doddle, but please don't be prideful of that but first apply yourself dilligently with everyone in your class.

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