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): [ko̞ɺ̠o̞βa̠nɯᵝ sa̠ki no̞ t͡sɯᵝe̞]

Proverb[edit]

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

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