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己に如かざる者を友とするなかれ
己に如かざる者を友とする勿れ
Readings
おのれにしかざるものをともとするなかれ
onorenishikazarumonowotomotosurunakare
English
Expression
Proverb
from the Analects of Confucius
do not befriend those beneath you

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Kanjis
ON: コ, キ KUN: おのれ, つちのと, な
self

Stroke: 3 Grade: 6 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 4-3-1 FC: 1771.1


ON: ジョ, ニョ KUN: ごと.し
likeness, like, such as, as if, better, best, equal

Stroke: 6 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-3-3 FC: 4640.0


ON: シャ KUN: もの
someone, person

Stroke: 8 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 3-4-4 FC: 4460.0


ON: ユウ KUN: とも
friend

Stroke: 4 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 3-2-2 FC: 4004.4


ON: モチ, ブツ, ボツ KUN: なか.れ, なし
not, must not, do not, be not

Stroke: 4 SKIP: 3-2-2 FC: 2722.2