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若い時の苦労は買うてもせよ
Readings
わかいときのくろうはこうてもせよ
wakaitokinokurouhakoutemoseyo
Meanings
Expression
spare no effort while you are young, heavy work in youth is quiet rest in old age

Kanji
ON: ジャク, ニャク, ニャKUN: わか.い, わか-, も.しくわ, も.し, も.しくは, ごと.し
young, if, perhaps, possibly, low number, immature

ON: KUN: とき, -どき
time, hour

ON: KUN: くる.しい, -ぐる.しい, くる.しむ, くる.しめる, にが.い, にが.る
suffering, trial, worry, hardship, feel bitter, scowl

ON: ロウKUN: ろう.する, いたわ.る, いた.ずき, ねぎら, つか.れる, ねぎら.う
labor, thank for, reward for, toil, trouble

ON: バイKUN: か.う
buy

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The words and kanji on this web site come from the amazing dictionary files JMDict, EDICT and KANJIDIC. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group, and are used in conformance with the Group's licence. The example sentences come from the projects Tatoeba and Tanaka Corpus. Kanji search by radicals is based on the Kradfile2 and Kradfile-u files containing radical decomposition of 13108 Japanese characters. Many thanks to all the people involved in those projects!