既往は咎めず

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 5 Hyōgaiji

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese: 既往不咎

Proverb[edit]

既往は咎めず (hiragana きおうはとがめず, romaji kiō wa togamezu)

  1. On things that are past, it is needless to pursue past mistakes; let bygones be bygones.

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