朝に道を聞かば夕べに死すとも可なり

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
あした
Grade: 2
みち
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
ゆう
Grade: 1

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 朝聞道、夕死可矣.

Proverb[edit]

朝に道を聞かば夕べに死すとも可なり ‎(hiragana あしたにみちをきかばゆうべにしすともかなり, romaji ashita ni michi o kikaba yūbe ni shisu tomo ka nari)

  1. One has not lived in vain if he dies after he is told of the true path.

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