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777 Japanese Proverbs.



1. A bad wife is a poor harvest for sixty years.. Japanese Proverb. A bad wife is a poor harvest for sixty years.

2. A bad wife is one hundred years of bad harvest.. Japanese Proverb. A bad wife is one hundred years of bad harvest.

3. A bath refreshes the body, tea refreshes the mind.. Japanese Proverb. A bath refreshes the body, tea refreshes the mind.

4. A bean-jam rice cake into the open mouth.. Japanese Proverb. A bean-jam rice cake into the open mouth.

5. A beautiful woman is like an axe in one's life.. Japanese Proverb. A beautiful woman is like an axe in one's life.

6. A bee stinging a crying face.. Japanese Proverb. A bee stinging a crying face.

7. A boat that is not tied up will drift along with the stream.. Japanese Proverb. A boat that is not tied up will drift along with the stream.

8. A borrowed cat catches no mice.. Japanese Proverb. A borrowed cat catches no mice.

9. A boy living near a buddhist temple can learn an untaught sutra by heart.. Japanese Proverb. A boy living near a buddhist temple can learn an untaught sutra by heart.

10. A buddha's face when asked three times.. Japanese Proverb. A buddha's face when asked three times.

11. A centipede, though dead, will not fall.. Japanese Proverb. A centipede, though dead, will not fall.

12. A clever hawk hides its talons.. Japanese Proverb. A clever hawk hides its talons.

13. A coin to a cat.. Japanese Proverb. A coin to a cat.

14. A country can be conquered from the back of a horse but may not be ruled in the same manner.. Japanese Proverb. A country can be conquered from the back of a horse but may not be ruled in the same manner.

15. A crooked top on a crooked kettle.. Japanese Proverb. A crooked top on a crooked kettle.

16. A crying child thrives.. Japanese Proverb. A crying child thrives.

17. A dead cherry tree will not blossom.. Japanese Proverb. A dead cherry tree will not blossom.

18. A dog that walks around will find a stick.. Japanese Proverb. A dog that walks around will find a stick.

19. A dying man discovers the honesty with which he was born.. Japanese Proverb. A dying man discovers the honesty with which he was born.

20. A faithful wife does not marry again.. Japanese Proverb. A faithful wife does not marry again.

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