病は口より入り、禍は口より出ず

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
やまい
Grade: 3
くち
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
わざわい
Grade: S
くち
Grade: 1

Grade: 1

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病は口より入り、禍は口より出ず (hiragana やまいはくちよりいり、わざわいはくちよりいず, rōmaji yamai wa kuchi yori iri, wazawai wa kuchi yori izu)

  1. (idiomatic) Speak no ill-fated words; let no feeding cause you ailment; literally Diseases enter through the mouth, disasters come out of the mouth.

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