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本木にまさる末木なし
本木に勝る末木なし
Readings
もときにまさるうらきなし
motokinimasaruurakinashi
English
Expression
Proverb
of soup and love, the first is the best, one's first spouse tends to be better than any subsequent spouse

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ON: ホン KUN: もと
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

Stroke: 5 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-5-3 FC: 5023.3


ON: ボク, モク KUN: き, こ-
tree, wood

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


ON: マツ, バツ KUN: すえ, うら, うれ
end, close, tip, powder, posterity

Stroke: 5 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 4-5-3 FC: 5090.0


ON: ショウ KUN: か.つ, -が.ち, まさ.る, すぐ.れる, かつ
victory, win, prevail, excel

Stroke: 12 Grade: 3 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-4-8 FC: 7922.2