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情けは人の為ならず
情けは人のためならず
Readings
なさけはひとのためならず
nasakehahitonotamenarazu
English
Expression
Proverb
the good you do for others is good you do yourself, those who are kind benefit themselves, compassion is not for other people's benefit

Expression
Proverb
incorrect usage
you can't save others (from themselves)

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Kanjis
ON: ジョウ, セイ KUN: なさ.け
feelings, emotion, passion, sympathy, circumstances, facts

Stroke: 11 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-8 FC: 9502.2


ON: ジン, ニン KUN: ひと, -り, -と
person

Stroke: 2 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-2-4 FC: 8000.0


ON: KUN: ため, な.る, な.す, す.る, たり, つく.る, なり
do, change, make, benefit, welfare, be of use, reach to, try, practice, cost, serve as, good, advantage, as a result of

Stroke: 9 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 4-9-4 FC: 3402.2


Phrases
これは絶対、情けは人のためならず!いいことしたからご褒美なんだよ!
Parts: 此れ (これ) 絶対 (ぜったい) 情けは人の為ならず (なさけはひとのためならず) いい (#2820690) (こと) から (ご) 褒美 (ほうび) なのだ (なんだ)
This is definitely, 'The good you do for others is good you do yourself'! It's a reward because I was helpful!