画蛇添足

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See also: 畫蛇添足

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 畫蛇添足 (“to improve something unnecessarily; to gild the lily”).
(This term, 画蛇添足, is the simplified form of 畫蛇添足.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: S
てん
Grade: S
そく
Grade: 1
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
畫蛇添足 (kyūjitai)
Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
じゃ
Grade: S
てん
Grade: S
そく
Grade: 1
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
畫蛇添足 (kyūjitai)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()()(てん)(そく) or ()(じゃ)(てん)(そく) (gada tensoku or gaja tensoku

  1. making an unnecessary addition

Synonyms[edit]