本末転倒

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ほん
Grade: 1
まつ
Grade: 4
てん
Grade: 3
とう
Grade: S
on'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

本末転倒 (hiragana ほんまつてんとう, romaji honmatsutentō)

  1. putting the cart before the horse, failing to properly evaluate relative importances

Verb[edit]

本末転倒 + する (hiragana ほんまつてんとうする, romaji honmatsutentō suru)

  1. put the cart before the horse

Conjugation[edit]