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Japanese Idioms





The Japanese language is filled with idioms of all sorts, from classical references from ancient Chinese to modern colloquialisms used by college students and young salaryman. Whether you are traveling to Japan for fun or on business, or are living there, you'll find idioms indispensible to understanding and using the daily language. Browse below to find the ones you want or simply explore the many possible ways to express yourself in Japanese.



内証で舌を出す
[ないしょうでしたをだす, naishou de shita o dasu] laugh in one’s sleeve

内典外典
[ないてんがいてん, naiten gaiten] books about Buddhism and other religions

仲が好い
[なかがいい, naka ga ii] have good relations; be on good terms; be close to

長尻
[ながっちり, nagacchiri] someone who overstays his/her welcome

仲良い
[なかよい, naka yoi] be close

七転び八起き
[ななころびやおき, nana-korobi ya-oki] tenacity; ups and downs in life

なるはや
[なるはや, naruhaya] as soon as possible (abbreviated from なるべく早く)

なるほど
[なるほど, naruhodo] of course, I see, indeed

何べん足を運ぶ
なんべんあしをはこぶ, nanben ashi o hakobu] visit someone repeatedly


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