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当たらずといえども遠からず
中らずと雖も遠からず
中らずといえども遠からず
Readings
あたらずといえどもとおからず
atarazutoiedomotookarazu
English
Expression
not exactly correct, but pretty close to it, not far off the mark

Kanjis
ON: トウ KUN: あ.たる, あ.たり, あ.てる, あ.て, まさ.に, まさ.にべし
hit, right, appropriate, himself

Stroke: 6 Grade: 2 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-3-3 FC: 9017.7


ON: エン, オン KUN: とお.い
distant, far

Stroke: 13 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 3-3-10 FC: 3430.0


ON: チュウ KUN: なか, うち, あた.る
in, inside, middle, mean, center

Stroke: 4 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-4-3 FC: 5000.0


ON: スイ KUN: いえど.も, これ
although, however

Stroke: 17 SKIP: 1-9-8 FC: 6011.1


Phrases
君の指摘、中らずといえども遠からずだね。
Parts: (きみ) 指摘 (してき) 中らずといえども遠からず (あたらずといえどもとおからず)
Your point may be a little off target, but it certainly is close.

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