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上戸は毒を知らず下戸は薬を知らず
Readings
じょうごはどくをしらずげこはくすりをしらず
jougohadokuwoshirazugekohakusuriwoshirazu
English
Expression
Proverb
drinkers drink too much (and harm themselves in the process), nondrinkers drink too little (and miss out on the medicinal benefits of alcohol)

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ON: ジョウ, ショウ, シャン KUN: うえ, -うえ, うわ-, かみ, あ.げる, -あ.げる, あ.がる, -あ.がる, あ.がり, -あ.がり, のぼ.る, のぼ.り, のぼ.せる, のぼ.す, たてまつ.る
above, up

Stroke: 3 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-3-2 FC: 2110.0


ON: KUN:
door, counter for houses, door radical (no. 63)

Stroke: 4 Grade: 2 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-1-3 FC: 3027.7


ON: ドク
poison, virus, venom, germ, harm, injury, spite

Stroke: 8 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-4-4 FC: 5050.0


ON: KUN: し.る, し.らせる
know, wisdom

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


ON: カ, ゲ KUN: した, しも, もと, さ.げる, さ.がる, くだ.る, くだ.り, くだ.す, -くだ.す, くだ.さる, お.ろす, お.りる
below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

Stroke: 3 Grade: 1 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 4-3-1 FC: 1023.3


ON: ヤク KUN: くすり
medicine, chemical, enamel, gunpowder, benefit

Stroke: 16 Grade: 3 JLPT: N3 SKIP: 2-3-13 FC: 4490.0