失敗は成功の元

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しつ > しっ
Grade: 4
はい > ぱい
Grade: 4
せい
Grade: 4
こう
Grade: 4
もと
Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "failure is the basis of success".

Idiom[edit]

失敗は成功の元 (hiragana しっぱいはせいこうのもと, rōmaji shippai wa seikō no moto)

  1. failure is a stepping stone to success

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