明鏡止水

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
めい
Grade: 2
きょう
Grade: 4

Grade: 2
すい
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "clear mirror, still water."

Noun[edit]

明鏡止水 (hiragana めいきょうしすい, romaji meikyōshisui)

  1. calm state of mind