隗より始めよ

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 3

Proverb[edit]

隗より始めよ (hiragana かいよりはじめよ, romaji kai yori hajimeyo)

  1. one should start a big project with immediate, practical steps; start small
  2. the person who proposes something should be the first one to take practical steps to implement it