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木を見て森を見ず
Readings
きをみてもりをみず
kiwomitemoriwomizu
English
Expression
Proverb
to not see the wood for the trees, to be caught up with trivial matters and lose sight of the big picture

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Kanjis
ON: ボク, モク KUN: き, こ-
tree, wood

Stroke: 4 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-4-3 FC: 4090.0


ON: ケン KUN: み.る, み.える, み.せる
see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible

Stroke: 7 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 2-5-2 FC: 6021.1


ON: シン KUN: もり
forest, woods

Stroke: 12 Grade: 1 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-4-8 FC: 4099.9