TAKOBOTO

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待つ身は長い
Readings
まつみはながい
matsumihanagai
Meanings
Expression
Idiomatic expression
A watched pot never boils

Kanji
ON: タイKUN: ま.つ, -ま.ち
wait, depend on

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

ON: チョウKUN: なが.い, おさ
long, leader

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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!