Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
山高きが故に貴からず
Kana Reading
やまたかきがゆえにたっとからず
Romaji
yamatakakigayuenitattokarazu
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
    Meaning
    never judge a book by its cover (lit: a mountain is not to be honoured just because it is high)

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Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

12 strokes

precious, value, prize, esteem, honor

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JLPT 2

9 strokes

happenstance, especially, intentionally, reason, cause, circumstances, the late, therefore, consequently

On'Yomi:

Kun'Yomi: ゆえ, ふる.い, もと

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JLPT 5

3 strokes

mountain

On'Yomi: サン, セン

Kun'Yomi: やま

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JLPT 5

10 strokes

tall, high, expensive

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