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門前の小僧習わぬ経を読む, もんぜんのこぞうならわぬきょうをよむ

  • monzennokozōnarawanukyōwoyomu

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  • you learn, without realising it, from what is around you
  • a young monk outside the gate can read sutras he has never studied

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