一を聞いて十を知る

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
いち
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
じゅう
Grade: 1

Grade: 2

Verb[edit]

一を聞いて十を知る (godan conjugation, hiragana いちをきいてじゅうをしる, romaji ichi o kiite jū o shiru)

  1. be quick on the uptake, understand the whole situation from just a few clues