大器晩成

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 1

Grade: 4
ばん
Grade: 6
せい
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Proverb[edit]

大器晩成 (hiragana たいきばんせい, romaji taikibansei)

  1. great talents mature late, people of great ability develop slowly (often applied euphemistically to late bloomers)