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嘉肴ありと雖も食らわずんばその旨きを知らず
Readings
かこうありといえどもくらわずんばそのうまきをしらず
kakouaritoiedomokurawazunbasonoumakiwoshirazu
English
Expression
Proverb
one cannot understand even a holy man's teachings without study, one cannot know the abilities of a great man without putting him to use, one cannot know the delicious taste of fine food without eating it

Kanjis
ON: KUN: よみ.する, よい
applaud, praise, esteem, happy, auspicious

Stroke: 14 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 2-3-11 FC: 4046.6


ON: コウ KUN: さかな
accompaniment for drinks

Stroke: 8 SKIP: 2-2-6 FC: 4022.2


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

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


ON: ショク, ジキ KUN: く.う, く.らう, た.べる, は.む
eat, food

Stroke: 9 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 2-2-7 FC: 8073.3


ON: KUN: むね, うま.い
delicious, relish, show a liking for, purport, will, clever, expert

Stroke: 6 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 2-2-4 FC: 2260.0


ON: KUN: し.る, し.らせる
know, wisdom

Stroke: 8 Grade: 2 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 1-5-3 FC: 8640.0


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