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井蛙は以って海を語る可からず
Readings
せいあはもってうみをかたるべからず
seiahamotteumiwokatarubekarazu
English
Expression
See also: 井の中の蛙大海を知らず・いのなかのかわずたいかいをしらず
See also: 井蛙・せいあ
Proverb
a narrow-minded person cannot understand the ways of the world, a frog in the well cannot understand the ocean even if it is explained to it

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Kanjis
ON: セイ, ショウ KUN:
well, well crib, town, community

Stroke: 4 Grade: 4 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 4-4-3 FC: 5500.0


ON: ア, ワ KUN: かえる, かわず
frog

Stroke: 12 SKIP: 1-6-6 FC: 5411.1


ON: KUN: もっ.て
by means of, because, in view of, compared with

Stroke: 5 Grade: 4 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-2-3 FC: 2810.0


ON: カイ KUN: うみ
sea, ocean

Stroke: 9 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-3-6 FC: 3815.5


ON: KUN: かた.る, かた.らう
word, speech, language

Stroke: 14 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 1-7-7 FC: 0166.6


ON: カ, コク KUN: -べ.き, -べ.し
can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not

Stroke: 5 Grade: 5 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 3-2-3 FC: 1062.2