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目は口ほどに物を言う
目は口程に物を言う
Readings
めはくちほどにものをいう
mehakuchihodonimonowoiu
English
Expression
See also: 物を言う・1
Proverb
one can say more with a look than with ten thousand words, the eyes cannot belie one's true thoughts, the eyes are the windows to the soul, eyes are as eloquent as the tongue

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Kanjis
ON: モク, ボク KUN: め, -め, ま-
eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor

Stroke: 5 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 3-3-2 FC: 6010.0


ON: コウ, ク KUN: くち
mouth

Stroke: 3 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-3-1 FC: 6000.0


ON: ブツ, モツ KUN: もの, もの-
thing, object, matter

Stroke: 8 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-4-4 FC: 2752.2


ON: ゲン, ゴン KUN: い.う, こと
say, word

Stroke: 7 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 2-1-6 FC: 0060.0


ON: テイ KUN: ほど, -ほど
extent, degree, law, formula, distance, limits, amount

Stroke: 12 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-5-7 FC: 2691.1