過ちては則ち改むるに憚ること勿れ

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 5 Grade: 4 Hyōgaiji Jinmeiyō

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 過則勿憚改.

Proverb[edit]

過ちては則ち改むるに憚ること勿れ (hiragana あやまちてはすなわちあらたむるにはばかることなかれ, romaji ayamachite wa sunawachi aratamuru ni habakaru koto nakare)

  1. When making a mistake, do not be afraid to correct it. Be quick to amend one's wrongs.

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