蛙の子は蛙

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かえる
Hyōgaiji

Grade: 1
かえる
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Literally "The child of a frog is a frog".

Proverb[edit]

蛙の子は蛙 (hiragana かえるのこはかえる, rōmaji kaeru no ko wa kaeru)

  1. A child grows up to be very similar to its parents, the apple doesn't fall far from the tree.

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