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新しい酒は古い革袋に入れる
Readings
あたらしいさけはふるいかわぶくろにいれる
atarashiisakehafuruikawabukuroniireru
Meanings
Expression
Idiomatic expression
Obscure term
to put new wine into old wineskins, to put new wine into old bottles

Kanji
ON: シンKUN: あたら.しい, あら.た, あら-, にい-
new

ON: シュKUN: さけ, さか-
sake, alcohol

ON: KUN: ふる.い, ふる-, -ふる.す
old

ON: カクKUN: かわ
leather, skin, reform, become serious

ON: タイ, ダイKUN: ふくろ
sack, bag, pouch

ON: ニュウ, ジュKUN: い.る, -い.る, -い.り, い.れる, -い.れ, はい.る
enter, insert

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