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明哲保身
Readings
めいてつほしん
meitetsuhoshin
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
wisdom and self-protection, wise and skilled in the art of self-protection

Kanji
ON: メイ, ミョウ, ミンKUN: あ.かり, あ.くる, あ.く, -あ.け, あ.ける, あき.らか, あか.らむ, あか.るむ, あか.るい, あ.かす
bright, light

ON: テツKUN: さとい, あき.らか, し.る, さば.く
philosophy, clear

ON: ホ, ホウKUN: たも.つ
protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support

ON: シンKUN:
somebody, person, one's station in life

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