学びて思わざれば則ち罔し

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 2 Grade: 5 Hyōgaiji

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese: 学而不思則罔

Idiom[edit]

学びて思わざれば則ち罔し (hiragana まなびておもわざればすなわちくらし, romaji manabite omowazareba sunawachi kurashi)

  1. If one learns without thinking, one will be lost in his learning. That is, if one does not think about what one learns, he will not arrive at the truth of it.

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