転ばぬ先の杖

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ころ
Grade: 3
さき
Grade: 1
つえ
Jinmeiyō

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ko̞ɾo̞ba̠nɨᵝ sa̠kʲi no̞ t͡sɨᵝe̞]

Proverb[edit]

転ばぬ先の杖 (hiragana ころばぬさきのつえ, rōmaji korobanu saki no tsue)

  1. better safe than sorry, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure