五十歩百歩

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 五十步笑百步.

Idiom[edit]

五十歩百歩 (hiragana ごじっぽひゃっぽ, rōmaji gojippo hyappo)

  1. "six of one, half a dozen of the other" (Very little difference between two things.)

Usage notes[edit]

ごじっぽひゃっぽ (correct)

ごじゅっぽひゃっぽ (common use)