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子は鎹
子はかすがい
Readings
こはかすがい
kohakasugai
English
Expression
Proverb
children are a bond between husband and wife, children hold marriages together

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Kanjis
ON: シ, ス, ツ KUN: こ, -こ, ね
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac

Stroke: 3 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-3-1 FC: 1740.0


KUN: かすがい
clamp, (kokuji)

Stroke: 18 SKIP: 1-8-10 FC: 8813.3


Phrases
最近、周りでも離婚が多いようだけど、子は鎹って事は、今は昔となったのかね。
Parts: 最近 (さいきん) 周り (まわり) でも 離婚 (りこん) 多い (おおい) 様だ (ようだ) けど (けれど) 子は鎹 (こはかすがい) って (て) (こと) (いま) (むかし) となる
Lately I see a lot of parents getting divorced. I wonder if the idea of kids being a bond between their parents is just a thing of the past.