温故知新

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 5 Grade: 2 Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese: 温故而知新、可以為師

Noun[edit]

温故知新 (hiragana おんこちしん, romaji onkochishin)

  1. One should be able to derive new understanding while revising what he has learned. Learning from the past.

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