他山の石, たざんのいし

  • tazannoishi

Definition of 他山の石,たざんのいし

noun (common) (futsuumeishi)

  • lesson learned from someone's else mistake
  • object lesson
  • food for thought
  • stones from other mountains (can be used to polish one's own gems)

Examples of 他山の石,たざんのいし in a Sentence

のふり見て我がふり直せ、他山の石
Learn wisdom by faults of others.
他山の石とする
The fault of another is a good teacher.
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other, another, the others
mountain
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