朽木糞牆

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1 Hyōgaiji Hyōgaiji

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 朽木糞牆

Idiom[edit]

朽木糞牆 (hiragana きゅうぼくふんしょう, romaji kyūbokufunshō)

  1. A piece of rotten wood cannot be turned into something beautiful. That is, a person whose spirit is rotten cannot benefit from education.

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