日暮れて道遠し

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 6
みち
Grade: 2
とお
Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

Proverb[edit]

日暮(ひく)れて道遠(みちとお) (hi kurete michi tōshi) (historical hiragana ひくれてみちとほし)

  1. arduous is the race against time as one grows old. (literally "as the sun goes down, the road remains a long one.")

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