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靴新しと雖も首に加えず
沓新しと雖も首に加えず
Readings
くつあたらしといえどもくびにくわえず
kutsuatarashitoiedomokubinikuwaezu
English
Expression
Proverb
there must be a clear distinction between the upper and lower classes, even new shoes must not be worn on the head

Kanjis
ON: KUN: くつ
shoes

Stroke: 13 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-9-4 FC: 4451.1


ON: シン KUN: あたら.しい, あら.た, あら-, にい-
new

Stroke: 13 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 1-9-4 FC: 0292.2


ON: スイ KUN: いえど.も, これ
although, however

Stroke: 17 SKIP: 1-9-8 FC: 6011.1


ON: シュ KUN: くび
neck, counter for songs and poems

Stroke: 9 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-3-6 FC: 8060.0


ON: KUN: くわ.える, くわ.わる
add, addition, increase, join, include, Canada

Stroke: 5 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-2-3 FC: 4600.0


ON: トウ KUN: くつ
shoes, boots

Stroke: 8 SKIP: 2-4-4 FC: 1260.0


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