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漿を乞いて酒を得る
Readings
しょうをこいてさけをうる
shouwokoitesakewouru
English
Expression
Idiomatic expression
to get more than one requests, to beg for water and receive wine

Kanjis
漿 ON: ショウ KUN: こんず
a drink

Stroke: 15 SKIP: 2-11-4 FC: 2723.3


ON: コツ, キツ, キ, キケ, コチ KUN: こ.う
beg, invite, ask

Stroke: 3 SKIP: 2-2-1 FC: 8071.1


ON: シュ KUN: さけ, さか-
sake, alcohol

Stroke: 10 Grade: 3 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-7 FC: 3116.6


ON: トク KUN: え.る, う.る
gain, get, find, earn, acquire, can, may, able to, profit, advantage, benefit

Stroke: 11 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-8 FC: 2624.4


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