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盗人を捕らえて見れば我が子なり
Readings
ぬすびとをとらえてみればわがこなり
nusubitowotoraetemirebawagakonari
English
Expression
Proverb
the doting parent's purse is plundered, the thief caught turns out to be one's own son

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Kanjis
ON: トウ KUN: ぬす.む, ぬす.み
steal, rob, pilfer

Stroke: 11 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-6-5 FC: 3710.0


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: と.らえる, と.らわれる, と.る, とら.える, とら.われる, つか.まえる, つか.まる
catch, capture

Stroke: 10 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-7 FC: 5302.2


ON: ケン KUN: み.る, み.える, み.せる
see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible

Stroke: 7 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 2-5-2 FC: 6021.1


ON: KUN: われ, わ, わ.が-, わが-
ego, I, selfish, our, oneself

Stroke: 7 Grade: 6 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 4-7-3 FC: 2355.5


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