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言うに事を欠いて
Readings
いうにことをかいて
iunikotowokaite
English
Expression
See also: 言うに事欠いて・いうにことかいて
that's not a nice thing to say, that's not a nice way of putting it, there was no need to say that

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Kanjis
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: ジ, ズ KUN: こと, つか.う, つか.える
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly

Stroke: 8 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 4-8-3 FC: 5000.0


ON: ケツ, ケン KUN: か.ける, か.く
lack, gap, fail, yawning radical (no. 76)

Stroke: 4 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-2-2 FC: 2780.0