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おぼれる者はわらをもつかむ
おぼれる者は藁をもつかむ
溺れる者は藁をも掴む
Readings
おぼれるものはわらをもつかむ
oborerumonohawarawomotsukamu
English
Expression
Proverb
a drowning man will catch at a straw

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Kanjis
ON: シャ KUN: もの
someone, person

Stroke: 8 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 3-4-4 FC: 4460.0


ON: コウ KUN: わら
straw

Stroke: 17 SKIP: 2-3-14 FC: 4490.0


ON: デキ, ジョウ, ニョウ KUN: いばり, おぼ.れる
drown, indulge

Stroke: 13 SKIP: 1-3-10 FC: 3712.2


ON: カク KUN: つか.む, つか.まえる, つか.まる
catch, seize, grasp, hold, arrest, capture

Stroke: 11 SKIP: 1-3-8 FC: 5600.0