少年老いやすく学なりがたし

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しょう
Grade: 2
ねん
Grade: 1

Grade: 4
がく
Grade: 1

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɕo̞ːnẽ̞ɰ̃ o̞ija̠sɨᵝkɯ̟ᵝ ɡa̠kɯ̟ᵝ na̠ɾiɡa̠ta̠ɕi]

Proverb[edit]

少年老いやすく学なりがたし (hiragana しょうねんおいやすくがくなりがたし, rōmaji shōnen oiyasuku gaku narigatashi)

  1. if you do not study when you are young, you will grow old quickly without accomplishing much learning