温故知新

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See also: 溫故知新

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 溫故知新 (“reviewing learnt knowledge helps one understand it better; reviewing the past helps one understand the present”).
(This term, 温故知新, is the simplified and variant traditional form of 溫故知新.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おん
Grade: 3

Grade: 5

Grade: 2
しん
Grade: 2
Alternative spelling
溫故知新 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese: 温故而知新、可以為師

Noun[edit]

(おん)()()(しん) (onkochishin (kyūjitai 溫故知新)

  1. One should be able to derive new understanding while revising what he has learned. Learning from the past.

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