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Godan verb with 'mu' ending
Idiomatic expression
to take a lesson from (a wise person), to follow in the footsteps of, to boil the dirt under (somebody's) fingernails and drink it (so that you may become like them)

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Conjugated forms
Present, Future 爪の垢を煎じて飲む, 爪の垢を煎じて飲みます
[does], will [do]
爪の垢を煎じて飲まない, 爪の垢を煎じて飲みません
doesn't [do], will not [do]
Past 爪の垢を煎じて飲んだ, 爪の垢を煎じて飲みました
爪の垢を煎じて飲まなかった, 爪の垢を煎じて飲みませんでした
didn't [do]
Te-form, Continuative 爪の垢を煎じて飲んで, 爪の垢を煎じて飲みまして 爪の垢を煎じて飲まないで, 爪の垢を煎じて飲みませんで 爪の垢を煎じて飲まなくて
ON: ソウ KUN: つめ, つま-
claw, nail, talon

Stroke: 4 SKIP: 3-3-1 FC: 7223.3

ON: コウ, ク KUN: あか, はじ
dirt, grime, earwax

Stroke: 9 SKIP: 1-3-6 FC: 4216.6

ON: セン KUN: せん.じる, い.る, に.る
broil, parch, roast, boil

Stroke: 13 SKIP: 2-3-10 FC: 8033.3

ON: イン, オン KUN: の.む, -の.み
drink, smoke, take

Stroke: 12 Grade: 3 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 1-8-4 FC: 8778.8