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駑馬に鞭打つ
Readings
どばにむちうつ
dobanimuchiutsu
English
Expression
Godan verb with 'tsu' ending
Humble (kenjougo) language
to work hard, to keep one's nose to the grindstone, to whip a jaded horse

Expression
Godan verb with 'tsu' ending
orig. meaning
to make someone do what is beyond their ability

Conjugated forms
Present, Future 駑馬に鞭打つ, 駑馬に鞭打ちます
[does], will [do]
駑馬に鞭打たない, 駑馬に鞭打ちません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 駑馬に鞭打った, 駑馬に鞭打ちました
[did]
駑馬に鞭打たなかった, 駑馬に鞭打ちませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 駑馬に鞭打って, 駑馬に鞭打ちまして 駑馬に鞭打たないで, 駑馬に鞭打ちませんで 駑馬に鞭打たなくて
Kanjis
ON: KUN: にぶ.い
slow horse, foolish fellow

Stroke: 15 SKIP: 2-5-10 FC: 4732.2


ON: KUN: うま, うま-, ま
horse

Stroke: 10 Grade: 2 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 3-6-4 FC: 7132.2


ON: ベン, ヘン KUN: むち, むちうつ
whip, rod, counter for whippings

Stroke: 18 SKIP: 1-9-9 FC: 4154.4


ON: ダ, ダアス KUN: う.つ, う.ち-, ぶ.つ
strike, hit, knock, pound, dozen

Stroke: 5 Grade: 3 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-2 FC: 5102.2


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